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Hierarchy Level


Configure the characteristics of the auxiliary port.


The auxiliary port is disabled. disable is the default option.



Disable the port.


Disable super user access or root logins to establish terminal connection.

type terminal-type

Type of terminal that is connected to the port.

  • Range: ansi, vt100, small-xterm, xterm

  • Default: The terminal type is unknown, and the user is prompted for the terminal type.


Set the RJ-45 console port or the Mini-USB console port as the active console port.

  • mini-usb—Set the Mini USB type-B console port as the active console port.

  • rj45—Set the RJ-45 console port as the active console port.

  • Default: The RJ-45 console port is the active port.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

port-type introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3 for EX Series switches.