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    interface (Virtual Machines)


    interface interface-name {bridge bridge-name;family inet {[ address ip-address ];}host-interface interface-name {enable-passthrough;}hw-model model-name;}

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit services app-engine virtual-machines instance instance-name]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3.


    Configure a virtual machine (VM) interface. Every interface in a VM is associated with either a bridge interface or a host interface. The host-interface configuration statement is configured only in the case that VT-d mode is enabled.


    address ip-address

    Static IPv4 address (with prefix) of the network interface being configured. There can be multiple IP addresses set.

    family inet

    Family protocol for IPv4.

    interface interface-name

    Name of the VM interface. VM interfaces are named eth# up to a maximum of eight interfaces (as in eth0, eth1, and so on up to eth7) per VM instance. These interfaces must be configured sequentially, that is, eth0 must be configured before eth1 and so on.

    The remaining statements are explained separately.

    Required Privilege Level

    system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


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    Published: 2014-04-04