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role (Protocols OpenFlow)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the role of each OpenFlow controller when configuring more than one controller for a virtual switch. A single controller configuration automatically puts the controller in active mode. In active mode, the virtual switch automatically initiates a connection to the controller.



Configure the controller as the active controller in a single controller configuration.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.3.