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domain-name-server (Routing Instances and Access Profiles)


Hierarchy Level


Configure an IPv4 address for a DNS name server. You can configure an address globally for a routing instance at the [edit access] hierarchy level or for an access profile at the [edit access profile profile-name] hierarchy level. You can configure more than one address by including the statement multiple times.


A DNS name server address configured with this statement is less preferred than one configured with the domain-name-server-inet statement. That is, the server with the address configured with the domain-name-server-inet takes precedence over a server configured with this statement.



IPv4 address of the DNS name server.

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 12.3.