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priority (Protocols OSPF)

 

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.

Support for the realm statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.

Support for the realm statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2 for EX Series switches.

Description

Specify the routing device’s priority for becoming the designated routing device. The routing device that has the highest priority value on the logical IP network or subnet becomes the network’s designated router. You must configure at least one routing device on each logical IP network or subnet to be the designated router. You also should specify a routing device’s priority for becoming the designated router on point-to-point interfaces.

Options

number—Routing device’s priority for becoming the designated router. A priority value of 0 means that the routing device never becomes the designated router. A value of 1 means that the routing device has the least chance of becoming a designated router.

Range: 0 through 255

Default: 128

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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