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mac (Option 82)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.2 for EX Series switches.


Use the MAC address of the port connected to the DHCP client as the remote-id suboption of DHCP option 82 (also known as the DHCP relay agent information option) in DHCP request packet headers before forwarding or relaying requests to a DHCP server. This suboption provides a trusted identifier for the host system that has forwarded or relayed requests to the server.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

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