Technical Documentation



connectivity-type (ce | irb);

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols vpls],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols vpls]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.1.

irb option introduced in JUNOS Release 9.3.


Specify when a VPLS connection is taken down depending on whether or not the interface for the VPLS routing instance is customer-facing or integrated routing and bridging (IRB).




ce—Require that for the VPLS connection to be up, the customer-facing interface for the VPLS routing instance must also be up. If the customer-facing interface fails, the VPLS connection is taken down.

irb—Allow a VPLS connection to remain up so long as an IRB interface is configured for the VPLS routing instance.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-27