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backup-router

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Description

Set a default router (running IP version 4 [IPv4]) to use while the local router (running IPv4) is booting and if the routing protocol processes fail to start. The Junos OS removes the route to this router as soon as the software starts.

Options

addressAddress of the default router.
destination destination-address(Optional) Destination address that is reachable through the backup router. You can include this option to achieve network reachability while loading, configuring, and recovering the router, but without the risk of installing a default route in the forwarding table.

Default: All hosts (default route) are reachable through the backup router.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

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