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Hierarchy Level


Configure an additional routing entity for a router or switch. You can create multiple instances of BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, OSPF version 3 (OSPFv3), and RIP for a router or switch.


Routing instances are disabled for the router or switch.


routing-instance-name—Name of the routing instance, a maximum of 31 characters. The remaining statements are explained separately.

non-forwarding-vrf—Enable this option to not create a routing and forwarding (VRF) table for local or transit routes belonging to the given VPN.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.