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priority-cost (VRRP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) router’s priority cost for becoming the primary default router. The router with the highest priority within the group becomes the primary.


priority—The value subtracted from the configured VRRP priority when the tracked interface or route is down to force a new primary router election. The sum of all the costs for all interfaces or routes that are tracked must be less than or equal to the configured priority of the VRRP group.

  • Range: 1 through 254

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.2 for ACX2000 Universal Metro Routers.