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preference preference;

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols rip group group-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols rip group group-name],[edit protocols rip group group-name],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols rip group group-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Specify the preference of external routes learned by RIP as compared to those learned from other routing protocols.


preference—Preference value. A lower value indicates a more preferred route.

Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295 (232 – 1)
Default: 100

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-14