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authentication-key-chain (Protocols LDP)


Hierarchy Level


Apply and enable an authentication keychain to the routing device. Note that the referenced key chain must be defined. When configuring the authentication key update mechanism for LDP, you cannot commit the statement with authentication keys or key chains. The CLI issues a warning and fails to commit such configurations.


You must also configure an authentication algorithm using the authentication-algorithm statement.


key-chain—Authentication keychain name. It can be up to 126 characters. Characters can include any ASCII strings. If you include spaces, enclose all characters in quotation marks (“ ”).

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 8.0.