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designated-forwarder-election-hold-time (evpn)


Hierarchy Level


A designated forwarder (DF) is required when customer edge devices (CEs) are multihomed to more than one provider edge (PE) device. Without a designated forwarder, multihomed hosts would receive duplicate packets. Designated forwarders are chosen for an Ethernet segment identifier (ESI) based on type 4 route advertisements.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D15 for QFX Series switches.