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    client-identifier (ascii client-id | hexadecimal client-id);

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit system services dhcp],
    [edit system services dhcp]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

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


    For J Series Services Routers and EX Series switches only. Configure the client’s unique identifier. This identifier is used by the DHCP server to index its database of address bindings. Either a client identifier or the client’s MAC address is required to uniquely identify the client on the network.


    client-id—A name or number that uniquely identifies the client on the network. The client identifier can be an ASCII string or hexadecimal digits.

    Required Privilege Level

    system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

    Modified: 2018-01-29