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Hierarchy Level


Enable the specific control port to use as a control link for the chassis cluster. By default, all control ports are disabled.

After connecting the control ports, you need to configure the control ports to setup control links as a step to establish the chassis cluster.

You need to configure a minimum of one control port per chassis of the cluster. If you configure port 0 only, the Juniper Services Redundancy Protocol process (jsrpd) does not send control heartbeats on control link 1 and the counters it sends will show zeroes.


  • fpc slot-number —Flexible PIC Concentrator (FPC) slot number.


    FPC slot range depends on platform. The maximum range of 0 through 23 applies to SRX5800 devices; for SRX5600 devices, the only applicable range is 0 through 11; for SRX5400 devices, the applicable slot range is 0 through 5. See Chassis Cluster Control Plane Interfaces for details.

  • port port-number —Port number on which to configure the control port.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2. Support.