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priority (Bootstrap)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the routing device’s likelihood to be elected as the bootstrap router.


number—Routing device’s priority for becoming the bootstrap router. A higher value corresponds to a higher priority.

  • Range: 0 through a 32-bit number

  • Default: 0 (The routing device has the least likelihood of becoming the bootstrap router and sends packets with a priority of 0.)

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 Release 7.6.