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request l2circuit-switchover



Manually trigger a switch from the active pseudowire to the redundant pseudowire. This command can be useful when performing network maintenance.


logical-system (all | logical-system-name)

(Optional) Perform this operation on all logical systems or on a particular logical system.

neighbor address

(Optional) Trigger a switch of all of the active pseudowire connections with the specified neighbor to their respective redundant pseudowires.

virtual-circuit-id identifier

(Optional) Trigger a switch from the active pseudowire connection of the specified Layer 2 circuit to its redundant pseudowire.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request l2circuit-switchover virtual-circuit-id

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.