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interfaces (EX Series switches)


interfaces ae

interfaces ge

interfaces interface-range

interfaces lo0

interfaces me0

interfaces traceoptions

interfaces vlan

interfaces vme

interfaces xe

Hierarchy Level


Configure interfaces on EX Series switches.


See Table 1 for the interface types and protocol-family options supported on the switch. Different protocol families support different subsets of the interface types on the switch. See the family statement for syntax of the protocol families supported for switch interfaces.

Not all interface types support all family substatements. Check your switch CLI for supported substatements for a particular protocol family configuration.

Table 1: Interface Types and Their Supported Protocol Families
Interface Type Description Supported Protocol Families
ccc ethernet- switching inet inet6 iso mpls


Aggregated Ethernet interface (also referred to as a link aggregation group [LAG])



Gigabit Ethernet interface


Interface-range configuration

Supported protocol families are the ones supported by the interface types that compose the range.


Loopback interface



Management Ethernet interface



Routed VLAN interface (RVI)




Virtual management Ethernet interface



10-Gigabit Ethernet interface

*Supported on EX8200 switches only

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

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 9.0.