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Hierarchy Level


Configures the bridge priority, which determines which bridge is elected as the root bridge. If two bridges have the same path cost to the root bridge, the bridge priority determines which bridge becomes the designated bridge for a LAN segment.




priority—The bridge priority can be set only in increments of 4096.

  • Range: 0 through 61,440

  • Default: 32,768

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.4.

Statement updated in Junos OS Release 9.4 for EX Series switches to add VSTP support.

Support for logical systems added in Junos OS Release 9.6.