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shortcuts (Protocols OSPF)


Hierarchy Level


Configure OSPF to use MPLS label-switched paths (LSPs) as shortcut next hops. By default, shortcut routes calculated through OSPFv2 are installed in the inet.3 routing table, and shortcut routes calculated through OSPFv3 are installed in the inet6.3 routing table.



Advertise the LSP metric in summary LSAs.

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.

Support for OSPFv3 (ospf3) introduced in Junos OS Release 9.4.

Support for OSPFv3 (ospf3) introduced in Junos OS Release 9.4 for EX Series switches.