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family family {
address address {

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name logical-unit-number]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Configure protocol family information for the logical interface.


family—Protocol family:

  • ccc—Circuit cross-connect protocol suite
  • inet—IP version 4 (IPv4)
  • inet6—IP version 6 (IPv6)
  • iso—Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) International Organization for Standardization (ISO) protocol suite
  • mlfr-end-to-end—Multilink Frame Relay FRF.15
  • mlfr-uni-nni—Multilink Frame Relay FRF.16
  • multilink-ppp—Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol
  • mpls—MPLS
  • tcc—Translational cross-connect protocol suite
  • tnp—Trivial Network Protocol
  • vpls—Virtual private LAN service

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Usage Guidelines

See ; for a general discussion of family statement options, see the JUNOS Network Interfaces Configuration Guide .

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Updated: 2009-04-07

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