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path (Protocols RSVP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure an explicit path (a sequence of strict or loose routes) to control where and how a bypass LSP is established. If multiple bypasses are configured, they all will use the same explicit path.


No path is configured. CSPF automatically calculates the path the bypass LSP takes.


address—IP address of each transit router in the LSP. You must specify the address or hostname of each transit router, although you do not need to list each transit router if its type is loose. As an option, you can include the ingress and egress routers in the path. Specify the addresses in order, starting with the ingress router (optional) or the first transit router, and continuing sequentially along the path until reaching the egress router (optional) or the router immediately before the egress router.

  • Default: If you do not specify any routers explicitly, no routing limitations are imposed on the bypass LSP.

loose—(Optional) The next address in the path statement is loose. The LSP can traverse other routers before reaching this router.

  • Default: strict

strict—(Optional) The LSP must go to the next address specified in the path statement without traversing other nodes. This is the default.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.