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authentication-method (Interfaces)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the authentication method for connection to a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) cellular network.


  • pap—Password Authentication Protocol.

  • chap—Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol.

  • none—No authentication method is used.

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 9.5.