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local-bias (ae)


Hierarchy Level


Enable local link bias for all links in the aggregated Ethernet interface.

Local link bias conserves bandwidth on Virtual Chassis ports (VCPs) by using local links to forward unicast traffic exiting a Virtual Chassis or Virtual Chassis Fabric (VCF) that has a Link Aggregation group (LAG) bundle composed of member links on different member switches in the same Virtual Chassis or VCF. A local link is a member link in the LAG bundle that is on the member switch that received the traffic.

You should enable local link bias if you want to conserve VCP bandwidth by always forwarding egress unicast traffic on a LAG bundle out of a local link. You should not enable local link bias if you want egress traffic load-balanced as it exits the Virtual Chassis or VCF.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.2X51-D20.