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Hierarchy Level


Configure the fabric maintenance association (FMA) parameters for internal fabric monitoring. The FMA defines a set of QFabric system interfaces (fabric maintenance endpoints [FMEPs]) that are members of a given VLAN which are used in internal fabric monitoring operations. The FMA associates the set of FMEPs with a VLAN. Configuration of the VLAN is mandatory.

The remaining statements under this hierarchy level are explained separately.


description string

Description of the FMA.

  • Syntax: 1 to 128 alphanumeric characters


Name of the FMA.

  • Syntax: 1 to 20 alphanumeric characters

vlan-name vlan-name

Name of the VLAN for which the FMA is defined.


Configuring the VLAN option is mandatory.

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 12.2.