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Hierarchy Level


Configure Layer 2 switching cross-connects. The cross-connect is bidirectional, so packets received on the first interface are transmitted out the second interface, and those received on the second interface are transmitted out the first.

For Layer 2 switching cross-connects to work, you must also configure MPLS.


connection-name—Connection name (up to 128 characters in Junos 12.3 and later).

interface interface-name.unit-number—Interface name. Include the logical portion of the name, which corresponds to the logical unit number.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.