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option-16 (DHCPv6 Snooping)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the DHCPv6 Vendor ID option (option 16) to be included in DHCPv6 requests from clients before forwarding them to a DHCPv6 server. Option 16 provides the server with information about the vendor that manufactured the hardware on which the DHCP client is running. When configured, the switch will overwrite any existing option 16 information sent by clients in the DHCPv6 packets.

Option 16 is the DHCPv6 equivalent of the vendor-id sub-option of DHCP option 82.


use-string string

Define a custom string to be used as the DHCPv6 vendor identifier.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D10 .