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Hierarchy Level


Specify the name of a group of DHCP server addresses for use by the extended DHCP relay agent. Apply the group with the active-server-group statement globally for all interfaces or for a named group of interfaces configured with the group statement. This mechanism enables you to apply different DHCP relay configurations for different groups of servers, with a common configuration for the servers within a server group.



Name of the group of DHCP or DHCPv6 server addresses.


IP address of the DHCP server belonging to this named server group. Use IPv6 addresses when configuring DHCPv6 support. Starting in Junos OS Release 18.4R1, you can configure up to 32 server IP addresses per group for DHCPv4 servers. In earlier releases, you can configure only up to 5 server IP addresses for DHCPv4 servers. For DHCPv6 servers, you can configure only up to 32 addresses in all releases. The configuration fails commit check if you configure more than the maximum number of server addresses.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.3.

Support at the [edit ... dhcpv6] hierarchy levels introduced in Junos OS Release 11.4.