Technical Documentation

lacp (Aggregated Ethernet)


lacp {(active | passive);link-protection { disable;(revertive | non-revertive);periodic interval;system-priority priority;system-id mac-address;admin-key key;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces aex aggregated-ether-options]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


For aggregated Ethernet interfaces only, configure Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP).


If you do not specify lacp as either active or passive, LACP remains passive.


  • active—Initiate transmission of LACP packets.
  • passive—Respond to LACP packets.

    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: 2010-04-20