Technical Documentation



auto-rp {(announce | discovery | mapping);(mapping-agent-election | no-mapping-agent-election);}

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols pim rp],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols pim rp],[edit protocols pim rp],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols pim rp]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 7.5.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure automatic RP announcement and discovery.


announce—Configures the routing device to listen only for mapping packets and also to advertise itself if it is an RP.

discovery—Configures the routing device to listen only for mapping packets.

mapping—Configures the routing device to announce, listens for and generates mapping packets, and announces that the routing device is eligible to be an RP.

The remaining statement is explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-16