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Hierarchy Level


Associate a Message Digest 5 (MD5) signature option authentication key with an MSDP peering session.


If you do not include this statement, the routing device accepts any valid MSDP messages from the peer address.


peer-key—MD5 authentication key. The peer key can be a text string up to 16 letters and digits long. Strings can include any ASCII characters with the exception of (, ), &, and [. If you include spaces in an MSDP authentication key, enclose all characters in quotation marks (“ ”).

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.