Technical Documentation



boot-server (address | hostname);

Hierarchy Level

[edit access address-assignment pool pool-name family inet dhcp-attributes]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0.


Configure the name of the boot server advertised to DHCP clients. The client uses a boot file located on the boot server to complete DHCP setup. This is equivalent to DHCP option 66.


  • address—The IPv4 address of a boot server.
  • hostname—The fully qualified hostname of a boot server.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26