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site (Layer 2 Circuits)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the site name, site identifier, and interfaces connecting to the site. Allows you to configure a remote site ID for remote sites.


hot-standby—Turn on the protector behavior for the site. This keeps backup pseudowire in continuous standby mode and ready for traffic forwarding.

site-identifier identifier—Numerical identifier for the site used as a default reference for the remote site ID.

site-name—Name of the site.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

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.

hot-standby option introduced in Junos OS Release 14.2 for MX Series routers.