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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.


Perform a manual switch between the protect and working circuits. This statement is honored only if there are no higher-priority reasons to switch.


protect—Request that the circuit become the protect circuit.

working—Request that the circuit become the working circuit.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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