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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure a switch’s priority for becoming the master default routing platform. The routing platform with the highest priority within the group becomes the master.


number—Routing platform’s priority for being elected to be the master router in the VRRP group. A larger value indicates a higher priority for being elected.

Range: 1 through 255

Default: 100 (for backup routers)


Priority 255 cannot be assigned to routed VLAN interfaces (RVIs).

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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