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ppp (Group Profile)


Hierarchy Level


Configure PPP properties for a group profile.



Configure the session to use Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)-aware egress shaping on the IQ2 PIC.


Configure the encapsulation overhead for class-of-service calculations.

  • Values: bytes—The number of bytes used as encapsulation overhead for the session.


Configure the address pool.

  • Values: framed-pool—References a configured address pool.


Configure the idle timeout for a user. The router might consider a PPP session to be idle because of the following reasons:

  • There is no ingress traffic on the PPP session.

  • There is no egress traffic.

  • There is neither ingress or egress traffic on the PPP session.

  • There is no ingress or egress PPP control traffic. This is applicable only if keepalives are enabled.

  • Values: seconds—Number of seconds a user can remain idle before the session is terminated.

  • Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295 seconds

  • Default: 0

interface-id interface-id

Configure the interface identifier.

  • Values: interface-id—Identifier for the interface representing a Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) session configured at the [edit interfaces interface-name unit local-unit-number dial-options] hierarchy level. For more information about the interface ID, see Services Interface Naming Overview.


Configure the keepalive interval for an L2TP tunnel.

  • Values: seconds—Time period that must elapse before the Junos OS checks the status of the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) session by sending an echo request to the peer.

    The minimum recommended interval is 30 seconds. A value of 0 disables generation of keepalive messages from the LNS.

  • Range: 0 through 32,767 seconds

  • Default: 30 seconds


Configure the primary Domain Name System (DNS) server.

  • Values: primary-dns—An IPv4 address.


Configure the primary Windows Internet name server.

  • Values: primary-wins—An IPv4 address.


Configure the secondary Windows Internet name server.

  • Values: secondary-wins—An IPv4 address.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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