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priority number;

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet address address vrrp-group group-id],[edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet6 address address vrrp-inet6-group group-id]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 10.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure a switch’s priority for becoming the master default routing platform. The routing platform with the highest priority within the group becomes the master.


number—Routing platform’s priority for being elected to be the master router in the VRRP group. A larger value indicates a higher priority for being elected.

Range: 1 through 255
Default: 100 (for backup routers)

Note: Priority 255 cannot be assigned to routed VLAN interfaces (RVIs).

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-09