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Disable auto ESI generation for virtual gateway address. Automatic ESI generation is enabled by default on devices in EVPN-VXLAN networks with EVPN multihoming for virtual gateway redundancy (see Understanding the Redundant Default Gateway).

Starting in Junos OS Release 22.1R1, MX960, MX2020, and MX10008 routers also enable automatic ESI generation by default for EVPN Layer 3 gateway IRB interface ESIs. However, the no-auto-virtual-gateway-esi statement is not supported with EVPN-MPLS networks. As a result, you will always see auto-generated ESIs for IRB interfaces in that case.

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 19.2R1.