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bpdu-destination-mac-address (Spanning Tree)


bpdu-destination-mac-address provider-bridge-group;

Hierarchy Level

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Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.2.

Support for logical systems added in JUNOS Release 9.6.


Enable MX Series router to participate in the provider Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (RSTP) instance or a provider Multiple Spanning-Tree Protocol (MSTP) instance.


If the bpdu-destination-mac-address statement is not configured, the bridge participates in the customer RSTP instance, transmitting and receiving standard RSTP BPDU packets.


provider-bridge-group—The destination MAC address of the BPDU packets transmitted is the provider bridge group address 01:80:c2:00:00:08. Received BPDU packets with this destination MAC address are accepted and passed to the Routing Engine.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-05-11

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