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Hierarchy Level


Specify a collection of addresses, as defined in the address (Address Book) statement. Using address sets, you can organize addresses in logical groups and use them to easily configure other features, such as policies and NAT rules. Using this statement, you can also include a description for an address set.

You can also define address sets within address sets.


address-set-nameName of the address set.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.5. Support for nested address sets introduced in Junos OS Release 11.2. The description option added in Junos OS Release 12.1.