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family (Filtering)


Hierarchy Level


Specify address family for filters.


family-name—Address family. Specify inet for IP version 4 (IPv4), inet6 for IP version 6 (IPv6), mpls for MPLS, or vpls for virtual private LAN service (VPLS).


In Junos OS Release 8.4 and later, the output statement is not valid at the [edit forwarding-options family vpls filter] hierarchy level.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

route-accounting option introduced in Junos OS Release 8.3; supported only with IPv6.

source-checking option introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3 on MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platforms; supported only with IPv6.