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Documentation Conventions

Table 1 defines the notice icons used in this guide. Table 2 defines text conventions used throughout this documentation.

Table 1: Notice Icons




Image note.gif

Informational note

Indicates important features or instructions.

Image notecaution.gif


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

Image notewarning.gif


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: Text Conventions


Bold text like this

  • Represents keywords, scripts, and tools in text.
  • Represents a GUI element that the user selects, clicks, checks, or clears.
  • Specify the keyword exp-msg.
  • Run the install.sh script.
  • Use the pkgadd tool.
  • To cancel the configuration, click Cancel.

Bold text like this

Represents text that the user must type.

user@host# set cache-entry-age cache-entry-age

Fixed-width text like this

Represents information as displayed on your terminal’s screen, such as CLI commands in output displays.

nic-locators {
   login {
      resolution {
         resolver-name /realms/
login/A1; key-type LoginName; value-type SaeId; }

Regular sans serif typeface

  • Represents configuration statements.
  • Indicates SRC CLI commands and options in text.
  • Represents examples in procedures.
  • Represents URLs.
  • system ldap server{
  • Use the request sae modify device failover command with the force option
  • user@host# . . .
  • https://www.juniper.net/techpubs/software/ management/src/api-index.html

Italic sans serif typeface

Represents variables in SRC CLI commands.

user@host# set local-address local-address

Angle brackets

In text descriptions, indicate optional keywords or variables.

Another runtime variable is <gfwif>.

Key name

Indicates the name of a key on the keyboard.

Press Enter.

Key names linked with a plus sign (+)

Indicates that you must press two or more keys simultaneously.

Press Ctrl + b.

Italic typeface

  • Emphasizes words.
  • Identifies book names.
  • Identifies distinguished names.
  • Identifies files, directories, and paths in text but not in command examples.
  • There are two levels of access: user and privileged.
  • SRC-PE Getting Started Guide
  • o=Users, o=UMC
  • The /etc/default.properties file.


At the end of a line, indicates that the text wraps to the next line.

Plugin.radiusAcct-1.class=\ net.juniper.smgt.sae.plugin\ RadiusTrackingPluginEvent

Words separated by the | symbol

Represent a choice to select one keyword or variable to the left or right of this symbol. (The keyword or variable may be either optional or required.)

diagnostic | line

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