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Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.1 for EX Series switches.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.2 for ACX Series Universal Access Routers.


Download a configuration file automatically from an FTP, Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), or Trivial FTP (TFTP) server. When you power on a router or switch configured for autoinstallation, it requests an IP address from a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server. Once the router or switch has an address, it sends a request to a configuration server and downloads and installs a configuration.


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Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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