Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


encoding (security)


Hierarchy Level


(Encryption interface on M Series and T Series routers and EX Series switches only) Specify the file format used for the local-certificate and local-key-pair statements.


binary—Binary file format.

pem—Privacy-enhanced mail (PEM), an ASCII base 64 encoded format.

  • Default: binary

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.