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  • 1.  Trigger for activating qualified-next-hop

    Posted 07-01-2016 03:24

    Hi folks!

    I have a configuration like:

    static {

    route {
       qualified-next-hop {
         preference 6;

    I want that the preferred route was and alternative And as I can see it works so now. is reacheble only through interface xe-0/0/0, and only through xe-0/0/1. The question is, if will become unreachible, but xe-0/0/0 will stay UP. Will the qualified-next-hop be activated? If not, how can I do that?

    Thank you in advance!

  • 2.  RE: Trigger for activating qualified-next-hop
    Best Answer

    Posted 07-01-2016 03:43



    With this config I believe if the next-hop is not reachable but the direct interface [xe-0/0/0] is stil Up the static route will remain active with the next-hop preferred.

    Using BFD [if next-hop supports BFD] or RPM with the static route config to monitor the next-hop may be the solution.


    Some links:





  • 3.  RE: Trigger for activating qualified-next-hop

    Posted 07-01-2016 04:04

    Thank you for your suggestion, i also was thinking about BFD.