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Hierarchy Level


For Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (VSTP), or Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), configures the link mode to identify point-to-point links.


For EX4300 switches, the interfaces operate in full-duplex mode only.


When the link is configured as full-duplex, the default link mode is p2p. When the link is configured half-duplex, the default link mode is shared.


p2p—The link is point to point.

shared—The link is shared media.

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 8.4.

Statement updated in Junos OS Release 9.4 for EX Series switches to add VSTP support.

Support for logical systems added in Junos OS Release 9.6.