maximum-hop-count

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

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

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3 for QFX Series switches.

Description

Set the maximum allowed number of hops. This value is compared against the hops field in the BOOTP request message. BOOTP request messages that have a number in the hops field that exceeds maximum-hop-count are not forwarded. If you omit the maximum-hop-count statement, the default value is four hops.

Options

number—Maximum number of hops for BOOTP request messages.

Range: 1 through 16

Default: 4

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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