Technical Documentation

family (Logical Interface)


family family {address address;filter {input filter-name (precedence precedence;}output filter-name {precedence precedence;}}service { input { service-set service-set-name {service-filter filter-name;}post-service-filter filter-name;}output { service-set service-set-name {service-filter filter-name;}}}unnumbered-address interface-name preferred-source-address address;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit dynamic-profiles profile-name interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.2.


Configure protocol family information for the logical interface.


family—Protocol family:

  • inet—Internet Protocol version 4 suite
  • inet6—Internet Protocol version 6 suite

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-15