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remote-id (MX Series)


Hierarchy Level


Insert the remote-id suboption of DHCP option 82 (also known as the DHCP relay agent information option) in DHCP request packet headers before forwarding or relaying requests to a DHCP server. This suboption provides a trusted identifier for the host system that has forwarded or relayed requests to the server.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.


If the remote-id statement is not explicitly set, no remote ID value is inserted in the DHCP request packet header.

If the remote-id statement is explicitly set, but is not qualified by a keyword, the default value is the device MAC address.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1.