Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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interfaces tunnel <tunx> parameters ipv6 encaplimit <limit>

Sets the maximum number of times that a tunnel packet can be encapsulated.

set interfaces tunnel tunx parameters ipv6 encaplimit { 0-255 | none }
delete interfaces tunnel tunx parameters ipv6 encaplimit [ 0-255 | none ]
show interfaces tunnel tunx parameters ipv6 encaplimit

The default limit is 4.

tunx
The identifier of a tunnel interface. The identifier ranges from tun0 through tunx, where x is a nonnegative integer.
0-255
The limit ranges from 0 through 255.
none
If no limit is specified, the command is disabled.

Configuration mode


interfaces {
	tunnel tunx {
		parameters { 
			ipv6 {
				encaplimit
					0-255
					none 
			}
		}
	}
}

Use the set form of this command to set the maximum number of times (that is, the number of levels) a packet can be encapsulated.

Use the delete form of this command to restore the default maximum number of four times.

Use the show form of this command to display the number of times.