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Specify the maximum number of dynamic bypass LSPs permitted for protecting this interface. When this option is configured, multiple bypasses for link protection are enabled. Call admission control (CAC) is also enabled. The limit on bypasses configured applies only to dynamically generated bypass LSPs. By default, this option is disabled and only one dynamic bypass LSP is enabled for each interface. If you configure max-bypasses, you must also configure the bandwidth statement.


number—Configure the maximum number of bypass LSPs. If you configure a value of 0, no dynamic bypass LSPs are allowed to be established for the interface. Only static bypass LSPs can be configured.

  • Range: 0 through 99

  • Default: 1

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.

Range modified in Junos OS Release 9.3.