Technical Documentation

next-hop-group (Port Mirroring)


next-hop-group group-name;

Hierarchy Level

[edit forwarding-options port-mirroring family (inet | vpls) output],[edit forwarding-options port-mirroring instance instance-name family (inet | vpls) output]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.6.


Specify the next-hop address for sending copies of packets to an analyzer. This configuration enables multipacket port mirroring on MX Series routers without the use of a Tunnel PIC.


group-name—Name of next-hop group.

Usage Guidelines

See Port Mirroring with Next-Hop Groups.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-05-11