Technical Documentation

mac-mode (Gigabit Ethernet)


mac-mode (sgmii | 1000base-x);

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name mac-mode]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 10.0.


For Gigabit Ethernet interfaces only, specify whether the MAC address for the interface is configured with the Serial Gigabit Media Independent Interface (SGMII) or 1000Base-X physical layer protocol. Speeds of 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps are valid only with a MAC mode of SGMII. Autonegotiation for MAC mode must be enabled for 1000Base-X.




sgmii—Specifies the serial Gigabit Media Independent Interface.

1000base-x—Specifies the physical layer protocol.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring a Gigabit Ethernet Interface.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-06-14

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