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promote gre-key


Hierarchy Level


You must configure the promote gre-key statement if you want to use gre-key as one of the matches in a filter. When you configure promote gre-key and use gre-key in any of the terms in a filter, the entire filter is compiled in a way that optimizes performance of the filter for gre-key matching.


The promote gre-key configuration statement is supported on PTX Series routers only when network services is set to enhanced-mode. For more information, see enhanced-mode.

Required Privilege Level

firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1F3 and 16.1R2.