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static-umh (MBGP MVPN)


Hierarchy Level


In a BGP multicast VPN (MVPN) with RSVP-TE point-to-multipoint provider tunnels, statically set the upstream multicast hop (UMH), instead of using one of the dynamic methods to choose the UMH routers, such as that described in unicast-umh-election.

The static-umh statement causes all type 7 (S,G) routes to use the configured primary and backup upstream multicast hops. If these UMHs are not available, no UMH is selected. If the primary is not available, but the backup UMH is available, the backup is used as the UMH.

The static-umh statement only affects type 7 (S,G) routes. Type 6 routes are sent toward the rendezvous point (RP), and use the dynamic UMH selection that is configured with the unicast-umh-election statement, or the default method of highest IP address is used if unicast-umh-election is not configured.

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 in Junos OS Release 15.1.