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Syntax (Junos OS Evolved)


Enter configuration mode. When this command is entered without any optional keywords, everyone can make configuration changes and commit all changes made to the configuration.



Enter configuration mode.


(Optional) Work in the batch commit mode where commit operations are executed in batches.


(Optional) (Not available for Junos OS Evolved) Configure routing policies and certain routing policy objects in a dynamic database that is not subject to the same verification required in the standard configuration database. As a result, the time it takes to commit changes to the dynamic database is much shorter than for the standard configuration database. You can then reference these policies and policy objects in routing policies you configure in the standard database.


(Optional) Lock the candidate configuration for as long as you remain in configuration mode, allowing you to make changes without interference from other users. Other users can enter and exit configuration mode, but they cannot change the configuration.


(Optional) Allow multiple users to edit different parts of the configuration at the same time and to commit only their own changes, or to roll back without interfering with one another's changes. You cannot commit changes in configure private mode when another user is in configure exclusive mode. This mode does not support configuring statements corresponding to third-party YANG data models, for example, OpenConfig or custom YANG data models.

Additional Information

For more information about the different methods of entering configuration mode and the restrictions that apply, see the Junos OS Administration Library for Routing Devices.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are placed in configuration mode and the system prompt changes from hostname> to hostname#.

Sample Output


Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

The dynamic option of the configure command is deprecated for Junos OS Evolved.