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    client-identifier (DHCP Client)


    client-identifier (ascii ascii | hexadecimal hexadecimal );

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet dhcp]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.


    Specify an ASCII or hexadecimal identifier for the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client. The DHCP server identifies a client by a client-identifier value, which must be unique for each client.


    If you do not include client-identifier in the configuration, the DHCP server uses the client hardware type and MAC address to identify the client.


    ascii ascii

    Identifier consisting of ASCII characters, such as a fully qualified domain name.

    hexadecimal hexadecimal

    Identifier consisting of hexadecimal numbers (0-9, a-f, A-F). Do not use colons.

    Required Privilege Level

    interface—To view this statement in the configuration.
    interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

    Modified: 2017-02-03