Technical Documentation

proxy-arp

Syntax

proxy-arp <restricted | unrestricted>;

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.6 for EX Series switches.

The restricted option introduced in JUNOS Release 10.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Configure the switch to respond to an ARP request if the switch has an active route to the ARP request’s target (destination).

Default

Proxy ARP is not enabled. The switch responds to an ARP request only if the destination IP address is its own.

Options

none—The switch responds to any ARP request for a local or remote address if the switch has a route to the target IP address.

restricted—(Optional) The switch responds to ARP requests in which the physical networks of the source and target are different, and does not respond if the source and target IP addresses are in the same subnet. The switch must also have a route to the target IP address.

unrestricted—(Optional) The switch responds to any ARP request for a local or remote address if the switch has a route to the target IP address.

Default: unrestricted

Required Privilege Level

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


Published: 2009-09-21