Technical Documentation



backup-interface es-fpc/pic/port;

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces es-fpc/pic/port es-options]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Configure a backup ES Physical Interface Card (PIC). If the primary ES PIC fails, the backup becomes active, inherits all the tunnels and security associations (SAs), and acts as the new next hop for IP Security (IPsec) traffic.


es-fpc/pic/port—Name of ES interface to serve as the backup.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-20