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family (Dynamic Standard Interface)


Hierarchy Level


Configure protocol family information for the logical interface.


Not all subordinate stanzas are available to every protocol family.


family—Protocol family:

  • inet—IP version 4 suite

  • inet6—IP version 6 suite

  • pppoe—(MX Series routers with MPCs only) Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

  • vpls—Virtual private LAN service

The remaining statements are explained separately. Search for a statement in CLI Explorer or click a linked statement in the Syntax section for details.

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 9.2.

pppoe option added in Junos OS Release 11.2.