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server (DHCP and BOOTP Relay Agent)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the router or switch to act as a DHCP and BOOTP relay agent. The device forwards all broacast requests within the configured subnet to all configured servers in parallel. To support clients on different VRFs, see the relay-agent-option statement.


  • address—One or more addresses of the server.

  • logical-system logical-system-name—(Optional) Logical system of the server.

  • routing-instance routing-instance-names—(Optional) Routing instance name that belong to the DHCP or BOOTP relay agent.

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.