Technical Documentation

failover other-routing-engine


failover other-routing-engine;

Hierarchy Level

[edit system processes process-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Instruct the backup Routing Engine to take mastership if a software process fails. If this statement is configured for a process, and that process fails four times within 30 seconds, the router reboots from the backup Routing Engine.


process-name—One of the valid software process names. A few examples are disk-monitoring, ethernet-link-fault-management, kernel-replication, redundancy-interface-process, and vrrp.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring Routing Engine Redundancy.

Required Privilege Level

view-level—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-01-13