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instance-type

Syntax

instance-type type;

Hierarchy Level

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Description

Define the type of routing instance.

Options

type—Can be one of the following:

  • l2vpn—Enable a Layer 2 VPN on the routing instance. You must configure the interface, route-distinguisher, vrf-import, and vrf-export statements for this type of routing instance.
  • virtual-router—Enable a virtual router routing instance. You must configure the interface statement for this type of routing instance. You do not need to configure the route-distinguisher, vrf-import, and vrf-export statements.
  • vpls—Enable VPLS on the routing instance. You must configure the interface, route-distinguisher, vrf-import, and vrf-export statements for this type of routing instance.
  • vrf—VPN routing and forwarding (VRF) instance. Required to create a Layer 3 VPN. Create a VRF table (instance-name.inet.0) that contains the routes originating from and destined for a particular Layer 3 VPN. You must configure the interface, route-distinguisher, vrf-import, and vrf-export statements for this type of routing instance.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-28

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