Technical Documentation



tunnel {backup-destination address;destination address;key number;routing-instance {destination routing-instance-name;}source source-address;ttl number;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Configure a tunnel. You can use the tunnel for unicast and multicast traffic or just for multicast traffic. You can also use tunnels for encrypted traffic or VPNs.

The 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