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preference (PEG DF Election)


Hierarchy Level


Use preference-based PIM EVPN gateway (PEG) designated forwarder (DF) election with optimized intersubnet multicast (OISM) for a virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) instance in an EVPN fabric.

Specify the preference value and (optionally) the preference order that peer PEG DF candidates use to elect the PEG DF.



Elect the OISM PEG DF based on the lowest preference value.

By default, the DF election preference-based algorithm uses the highest preference value.

value value

Preference value for OISM PEG DF election.

  • Default: 32767

  • Range: 0 through 65535

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 and Junos OS Evolved Release 23.4R1.