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inet6 (Security Forwarding Options)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.5.


Enable packet-based or flow-based processing of IPv6 traffic. By default, the device drops IPv6 traffic.


Packet-based processing is not supported on the following SRX Series devices: SRX1500, SRX5600, and SRX5800.


The mode statement is described separately.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

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