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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Hierarchy levels for backup-neighbor (pseudowire redundancy) added in Junos OS Release 9.2.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for EX Series switches.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3 at the [edit protocols l2circuit local-switching interface interface-name backup-neighbor address] hierarchy level.


Uniquely identify a Layer 2 circuit for either a standard pseudowire or a redundant pseudowire.


identifier—1 through 4,294,967,295

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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