Technical Documentation

hello-authentication-type

Syntax

hello-authentication-type (md5 | simple);

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols isis interface interface-name level number],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols isis interface interface-name level number],[edit protocols isis interface interface-name level number],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols isis interface interface-name level number]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Enable authentication on an interface for hello packets. If you enable authentication on hello packets, you must specify a password by including the hello-authentication-key statement.

Default

By default, hello authentication is not configured on an interface. However, if IS-IS authentication is configured, the hello packets are authenticated using the IS-IS authentication type and password.

Options

md5—Specifies Message Digest 5 as the packet verification type.

simple—Specifies simple authentication as the packet verification type.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-14