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Hierarchy Level


Configure whether this routing device is eligible to be a bootstrap router. In the case of a tie, the routing device with the highest IP address is elected to be the bootstrap router.


number—Priority for becoming the bootstrap router. A value of 0 means that the routing device is not eligible to be the bootstrap router.

  • Range: 0 through 255

  • Default: 0

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.