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primary (VPLS Multihoming)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the name of the multihomed interface to be used as the primary interface by the VPLS site.

For FEC 128, use the [edit routing-instances instance-name protocols vpls multi-homing active-interface] hierarchy level.


If you omit this statement, depending on the order in which interfaces are listed in the PE router’s configuration, the first operational interface in the set of configured interfaces is chosen to be the primary interface.


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


interface-name—Name of the interface (for example, ge-0/1/0.1).

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 7.5.