Technical Documentation

authentication

Syntax

authentication {md5 key-identifier {key key-valuestart-time YYYY-MM-DD.hh:mm}simple-password key;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols ospf area area-id interface interface-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols ospf area area-id virtual-link],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols ospf area area-id interface interface-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols ospf area area-id virtual-link],[edit protocols ospf area area-id interface interface-name],[edit protocols ospf area area-id virtual-link],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols ospf area area-id interface interface-name],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols ospf area area-id virtual-link]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Description

Configure an authentication key (password). Neighboring routers use the password to verify the authenticity of packets sent from this interface.

All routers that are connected to the same IP subnet must use the same authentication scheme and password.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-14