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virtual-inet6-address [addresses];

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet6 address address vrrp-inet6-group group-id]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 10.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure the addresses of the virtual routers in a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) IPv6 group. You can configure up to eight addresses.

Note: The address of an aggregated Ethernet interface (a LAG) or a routed VLAN interface (RVI) cannot be assigned as the virtual router address in a VRRP IPv6 group.


addresses—Addresses of one or more virtual routers. Do not include a prefix length. If the address is the same as the interface’s physical address, the interface becomes the master virtual router for the group.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-09

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