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clear ethernet-switching bpdu-error interface



Clear bridge protocol data unit (BPDU) errors from an interface and bring up the interface.


This command is only available on switches running Junos OS without support for the Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS) configuration style. To clear BPDU errors from switches that support ELS, see clear error bpdu interface.



Clear BPDU errors on the specified interface.

Required Privilege Level


Sample Output

clear ethernet-switching bpdu-error interface

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.1.

Command updated in Junos OS Release 11.1 for EX Series switches—a BPDU error shuts down the interface and this command brings the interface back up.