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priority (number | ineligible);

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols router-discovery address address],[edit protocols router-discovery address address]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Preference of the address to become a default router. This preference is set relative to the preferences of other router addresses on the same subnet.


ineligible—Address can never become the default router.

priority number—Preference of the addresses for becoming the default router. A higher value indicates that the address has a greater preference for becoming the default router.

Range: 0 through 0x80000000
Default: 0 (This address has the least chance of becoming the default router.)

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-14