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Hierarchy Level


Configure the URL address of a server from which the configuration files must be obtained.

You can download a configuration file automatically from an FTP, Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), or Trivial FTP (TFTP) servers. Examples of URLs:

  • tftp://hostname/path/filename


  • http://hostname/path/filename



  • url—Specify the URL address of the server containing the configuration files.

  • password—Specify the password for authentication with the configuration server. Specifying a password in URLs and in the password option might result in commit failure. We recommend you to use the password option for specifying the password.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.