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Hierarchy Level


Set the hostname of the router or switch.

On Junos OS Evolved, when you specify the host-name statement, the Routing Engine name where the configuration is committed is appended to the hostname you specify. For example, on Routing Engine 0, set system host-name my-host sets the hostname to my-host-re0. You can also use the %s character to designate where to substitute the Routing Engine name. For example, on Routing Engine 1, set system host-name %s_my_host sets the hostname to re1_my-host.



Name of the router or switch.

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.