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A provider tunnel type used for passing multicast traffic between routers through the MPLS cloud, or between PE routers when using MVPN. The ingress replication provider tunnel uses MPLS point-to-point LSPs to create the multicast distribution tree.

Optionally, you can specify a label-switched path template. If you configure ingress-replication label-switched-path and do not include label-switched-path-template, ingress replication works with existing LDP or RSVP tunnels. If you include label-switched-path-template, the tunnels must be RSVP.


existing-unicast-tunnel—An existing tunnel to the destination is used for ingress replication. If an existing tunnel is not available, the destination is not added. Default mode if no option is specified.

create-new-ucast-tunnel—When specified, a new unicast tunnel to the destination is created and used for ingress replication. The unicast tunnel is deleted later if the destination is no longer included in the multicast distribution tree.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.4.