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xe (Port)


Hierarchy Level


(QFX3600 standalone switch only) Configure a specific port or a range of ports to operate as four 10-Gigabit Ethernet (xe) type ports.


The Packet Forwarding Engine on the switch is restarted when you commit the port type configuration changes. As a result, you might experience packet loss on the switch.


Port Q0 supports only three (not the typical four)10-Gigabit Ethernet ports. Therefore, you can configure up to 63 (not 64) 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports on ports Q0 through Q15.



Port number on which you want to configure the port type. Valid values are 0 through 15.


Lowest-numbered port in the range of ports. The lowest possible value is 0.


Highest-numbered port in the range of ports. The highest possible value is 15.

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 12.2X50-D20.