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prefix (DHCPv6 Options)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D10.


Configure a prefix for DHCPv6 option 18 (Interface ID) or option 37 (Remote ID). When configured, the prefix is inserted into DHCPv6 packets during the DHCPv6 snooping process.


If the prefix statement is not explicitly specified, no prefix is inserted in DHCPv6 packets.


host-nameAdd the host name of the switch to DHCPv6 options.
logical-system-nameAdd the logical system name to the DHCPv6 options.
routing-instance-nameAdd the routing instance name to the DHCPv6 options.
vlan-idAdd the VLAN ID to the DHCPv6 options.
vlan-nameAdd the VLAN name to the DHCPv6 options.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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