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authentication-key (Protocols RIP)


Hierarchy Level


Require authentication for RIP route queries received on an interface.


password—Authentication password. If the password does not match, the packet is rejected. The password can be from 1 through 16 contiguous characters long and can include any ASCII strings.

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.