Technical Documentation




Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family family address address],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name interfaces interface-nameunit logical-unit-number family family address address]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Configure this address to be the preferred address on the interface. If you configure more than one address on the same subnet, the preferred source address is chosen by default as the source address when you originate packets to destinations on the subnet.


The lowest numbered address on the subnet is the preferred address.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-20