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    Documentation Conventions

    Table 1 defines the notice icons used in this guide.

    Table 1: Notice Icons

    Icon

    Meaning

    Description

    Image note.gif

    Informational note

    Indicates important features or instructions.

    Image notecaution.gif

    Caution

    Indicates a situation that might result in loss of data or hardware damage.

    Image notewarning.gif

    Warning

    Alerts you to the risk of personal injury or death.

    Image notewarning-laser.gif

    Laser warning

    Alerts you to the risk of personal injury from a laser.

    Table 2 defines the text and syntax conventions used in this guide.

    Table 2: Text and Syntax Conventions

    Convention

    Description

    Examples

    Bold text like this

    Represents text that you type.

    To enter configuration mode, type the configure command:

    user@host> configure
    Fixed-width text like this

    Represents output that appears on the terminal screen.

    user@host> show chassis alarms
    No alarms currently active

    Italic text like this

    • Introduces important new terms.
    • Identifies book names.
    • Identifies RFC and Internet draft titles.
    • A policy term is a named structure that defines match conditions and actions.
    • Junos OS System Basics Configuration Guide
    • RFC 1997, BGP Communities Attribute

    Italic text like this

    Represents variables (options for which you substitute a value) in commands or configuration statements.

    Configure the machine’s domain name:

    [edit] root@# set system domain-name domain-name

    Text like this

    Represents names of configuration statements, commands, files, and directories; IP addresses; configuration hierarchy levels; or labels on routing platform components.

    • To configure a stub area, include the stub statement at the [edit protocols ospf area area-id] hierarchy level.
    • The console port is labeled CONSOLE.

    < > (angle brackets)

    Enclose optional keywords or variables.

    stub <default-metric metric>;

    | (pipe symbol)

    Indicates a choice between the mutually exclusive keywords or variables on either side of the symbol. The set of choices is often enclosed in parentheses for clarity.

    broadcast | multicast

    (string1 | string2 | string3)

    # (pound sign)

    Indicates a comment specified on the same line as the configuration statement to which it applies.

    rsvp { # Required for dynamic MPLS only

    [ ] (square brackets)

    Enclose a variable for which you can substitute one or more values.

    community name members [ community-ids ]

    Indention and braces ( { } )

    Identify a level in the configuration hierarchy.

    [edit]routing-options { static { route default { nexthop address; retain; } } }

    ; (semicolon)

    Identifies a leaf statement at a configuration hierarchy level.

    J-Web GUI Conventions

    Bold text like this

    Represents J-Web graphical user interface (GUI) items you click or select.

    • In the Logical Interfaces box, select All Interfaces.
    • To cancel the configuration, click Cancel.

    > (bold right angle bracket)

    Separates levels in a hierarchy of J-Web selections.

    In the configuration editor hierarchy, select Protocols>Ospf.


    Published: 2010-11-05