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no-local-switching (VPLS)


Hierarchy Level


Prevent CE devices from communicating directly with each other. If the no-local-switching statement is configured, frames arriving on a CE interface are sent to a VPLS edge (VE) device or core-facing interfaces only.


(MX80, MX104, and the 16x10GE MPC, MPC1, or MPC2 on MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, and MX2020 only) If you configure the no-local-switching command at the [edit bridge-domains bridge-domain-name] hierarchy level, it might not prevent multicast traffic from being forwarded between the CE-facing interfaces of the bridge domain. Broadcast, unknown unicast, and known multicast traffic does not exhibit this behavior.

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 8.5.