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neighbor (Automatic Protection Switching for SONET/SDH)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.


If you are configuring one router to be the working router and a second to be the protect router, configure the address of the remote interface. You configure this on one or both of the interfaces.

The address you specify for the neighbor must never be routed through the interface on which APS is configured, or instability will result. We strongly recommend that you directly connect the working and protect routers and that you configure the interface address of this shared network as the neighbor address.


address—Neighbor’s address.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.