Technical Documentation



select (manual | unconditional);

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols mpls label-switched-path lsp-name (primary | secondary) path-name],[edit protocols mpls label-switched-path lsp-name (primary | secondary) path-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Specify the conditions under which the path is selected to carry traffic. The manual and unconditional options are mutually exclusive.


manual—The path is selected for carrying traffic if it is up and stable for at least the revert timer window (potentially before the revert timer has elapsed). Traffic is sent to other working paths if the current path is down or degraded (receiving errors).

unconditional—The path is always selected for carrying traffic, even if it is currently down or degraded (receiving errors).

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-28