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mesh-group (Protocols VPLS)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the virtual private LAN service (VPLS) mesh group. The statement options allow you to specify each provider edge (PE) device that is a member of the mesh group. This statement is also used in the configuration of inter-autonomous system (AS) VPLS with media access control (MAC) operations.


You can configure the no-local-switching option at the [edit routing-instances routing-instance-name] or the [edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name] hierarchies to disable local switching in a routing instance with VPLS.

If you set this option, you can’t set the local-switching option under a VPLS mesh group to enable local switching only for a particular VPLS mesh group. The instance-level no-local-switching statement overrides the per-mesh-group local-switching setting.


mesh-group-name—Name of the VPLS mesh group.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0.

local-switching, mac-tlv-receive, mac-tlv-send, and peer-as options introduced in Junos OS Release 9.3.

pseudowire-status-tlv and mac-flush options introduced in Junos OS Release 10.0.

route-distinguisher, vrf-export, vrf-import, and vrf-target options introduced in Junos OS Release 11.2.

hot-standby-vc-on and interface interface-name options introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1R2.