Technical Documentation



encoding (binary | pem);

Hierarchy Level

[edit security ike policy ike-peer-address],[edit security certificates certification-authority ca-profile-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


(Encryption interface on M Series and T Series routers and EX Series switches only) Specify the file format used for the local-certificate and local-key-pair statements.


binary—Binary file format.

pem—Privacy-enhanced mail (PEM), an ASCII base 64 encoded format.

Default: binary

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26