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key-server-priority (MACsec for MX Series)

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1 for MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers.

Description

Specifies the key server priority used by the MACsec Key Agreement (MKA) protocol to select the key server when MACsec is enabled using static connectivity association key (CAK) security mode.

The switch with the lower priority-number is selected as the key server.

If the priority-number is identical on both sides of a point-to-point link, the MKA protocol selects the device with the lower MAC address as the key server.

Default

The default key server priority number is 16.

Options

priority-numberSpecifies the MKA server election priority number.

The priority-number can be any number between 0 and 255. The lower the number, the higher the priority.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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