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Hierarchy Level


(QFabric systems only) Specify the mapping of user defined names to QFabric system components. You can reassign names for Director devices, Interconnect devices, and Node devices.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.


The following rules apply to QFabric component alias naming:

  • Alias names must use alphabetic (A through Z and a through z), numeric (0 through 9), or dash (-) characters.

  • The maximum length of an alias name is 30 characters.

  • Alias names are case sensitive. For example, MY-NG-1 and my-ng-1 refer to different components.

  • You cannot use the reserved names all, fabric, or director-group as an alias name.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3.

Options director-group and interconnect-device introduced in Junos OS Release 12.2 for the QFX Series.