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Hierarchy Level


Specify the next-hop group through which to send port-mirror traffic to an analyzer. This configuration enables multipacket port mirroring on MX Series routers with or without the use of a Tunnel PIC. It is implicitly assumed that a subgroup is up only if more than one interface in the subgroup is up.


group-name—Name of the next-hop group. Up to 30 next-hop groups are supported for the router. Each next-hop group must have at least two next-hop addresses.

interface-name—Name of the interface used to reach the next-hop destination.

ipv6-address—IPv6 address of the next-hop router. Each next-hop group supports up to 16 next-hop addresses. Each next-hop subgroup can have up to 16 next-hop groups.

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 14.2.