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Hierarchy Level


Configure a backup ES Physical Interface Card (PIC). When the primary ES PIC has a servicing failure, the backup becomes active, inherits all the tunnels and security associations (SAs), and acts as the new next hop for IPsec traffic.


interface-name—Name of ES interface to serve as the backup.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.