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next-hop (Protocols MPLS)


Hierarchy Level


Location of the next hop to the destination, specified as the IPv4 or IPv6 address of the next hop, the interface name (for point-to-point interfaces only), or the address/interface-name to specify an IP address on an operational interface.


address—IPv4 or IPv6 address of the next-hop router.


IPv6 static LSPs are not supported at the [edit protocols mpls static-label-switched-path lsp-name ingress] hierarchy level.

interface-name—IP address of the outgoing interface. It must be a point-to-point interface. The name can be a simple or fully qualified domain name.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Support for IPv6 addresses in static LSP configurations added in Junos OS Release 17.2R1.

Support for IPv4 or IPv6 lookup after poping the label added in Junos OS Release 17.4R1.