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version (IGMP Snooping)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for EX Series switches.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1 for the QFX Series.


Specify the IGMP version for the IGMP general query that the switch sends to hosts when an interface comes up. The configured IGMP version affects only the version of the general queries sent by a switch. It does not affect the version of IGMP messages that the switch can snoop. For example, If the switch is configured for IGMP version 1 (IGMPv1), it can snoop IGMPv2 and IGMPv3 messages.


If you do not configure the version statement, the default is IGMPv2.


version—IGMP version number.

Range: 1 and 2.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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