Technical Documentation

preference

Syntax

preference preference;

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols bgp],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols bgp group group-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols bgp group group-name neighbor address],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp group group-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp group group-name neighbor address],[edit protocols bgp],[edit protocols bgp group group-name],[edit protocols bgp group group-name neighbor address],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp group group-name],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp group group-name neighbor address]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Specify the preference for routes learned from BGP.

At the BGP global level, the preference statement sets the preference for routes learned from BGP. You can override this preference in a BGP group or peer preference statement.

At the group or peer level, the preference statement sets the preference for routes learned from the group or peer. Use this statement to override the preference set in the BGP global preference statement when you want to favor routes from one group or peer over those of another.

Options

preference—Preference to assign to routes learned from BGP or from the group or peer.

Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295 (232 – 1)
Default: 170 for the primary preference

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-14