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Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release  7.4.

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

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D30 for QFX Series switches.

Statement introduced in cRPD Release 19.4R1.


Specify how routes are imported into the virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) table (routing-instance-name.inet.0) of the local provider edge (PE) router or switch from the remote PE router. If the value vrf is specified for the instance-type statement included in the routing instance configuration, this statement is required.

You can configure multiple import policies on the PE router or switch.


If the instance type is vrf, vrf-import is a required statement. The default action is to accept.


policy-names—Names for the import policies.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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