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Hierarchy Level


For the secure tunnel (st) interface, create entries in the Next-Hop Tunnel Binding (NHTB) table, which is used to map the next-hop gateway IP address to a particular IP Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel. NHTB allows the binding of multiple IPsec VPN tunnels to a single IPsec tunnel interface.


  • gateway-address—Next-hop gateway IP address.

  • ipsec-vpn vpn-name —VPN to which the next-hop gateway IP address is mapped.

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 9.5.