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    mtu

    Syntax

    mtu mtu-size;

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit services app-engine compute-cluster compute-cluster-name compute-node compute-node-name interfaces ethernet ethernet-interface-name],[edit services app-engine compute-cluster compute-cluster-name compute-node compute-node-name interfaces brige bridge-name],[edit services app-engine virtual-machines instance instance-name interface vm-interface-name]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.3.

    Description

    Configure the maximum transmit unit (MTU). Maximum trasmit packet size of the interface including the frame header plus the VLAN ID.

    The following configuration directions apply to the MTU configurations specified:

    • A passthrough ethernet interface must not have the mtu statement configured.
    • All the bridge interfaces are configured with the mtu statement.
    • The bridged VM interface must not have the mtu statement configured. The MTU is inherited from bridge interface configuration.

    Options

    mtu mtu-size

    Packet size (in bytes) of the largest protocol data unit that the layer can pass onwards.

    Range: 256 to 9192

    Default: 1514

    Required Privilege Level

    system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

    Published: 2014-04-04