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server (DHCP and BOOTP Relay Agent)



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.


Configure the router or switch to act as a DHCP and BOOTP relay agent. The device forwards all broacast requests within the configured subnet to all configured servers in parallel. To support clients on different VRFs, see the relay-agent-option statement.


  • address—One or more addresses of the server.

  • logical-system logical-system-name—(Optional) Logical system of the server.

  • routing-instance routing-instance-names—(Optional) Routing instance name that belong to the DHCP or BOOTP relay agent.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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