Technical Documentation



backup-remote-gateway address;

Hierarchy Level

[edit services ipsec-vpn rule rule-name term term-name then]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Define the backup remote address to which the IPsec traffic is directed when the primary remote gateway is down. Configuring this statement also enables the dead peer detection (DPD) protocol.


address—Backup remote IPv4 or IPv6 address.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring IPsec Rules.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-28