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Hierarchy Level


Configure VPLS on a router without a Tunnel Services PIC. Configuring the no-tunnel-services statement creates a label-switched interface (LSI) to provide VPLS functionality. An LSI MPLS label is used as the inner label for VPLS. This label maps to a VPLS routing instance. On the PE router, the LSI label is stripped and then mapped to a logical LSI interface. The Layer 2 Ethernet frame is then forwarded using the LSI interface to the correct VPLS routing instance.


In VPLS documentation, the word Router in terms such as PR Router is used to refer to any device that provides routing functions.


On MX Series routers, label-switched interfaces configured with the no-tunnel-services statement are not supported with GRE tunnels when the GRE interface resides on a DPC.


Although visible in the CLI, the no-tunnel-services statement is not supported on DPC cards at the [edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols vpls static-vpls] and the [edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols vpls] hierarchy levels.

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 7.6.

Support for static VPLS added in Junos OS Release 10.2.