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For Platforms with Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS)

For Platforms Without ELS

For MX Series Platforms


Insert a vendor ID in the DHCP option 82 information in a DHCP request packet header before forwarding or relaying the request to a DHCP server.


If vendor-id is not explicitly configured for DHCP option 82, then no vendor ID is set.


string—(Optional) A single string that designates the vendor ID.

Range: 1–255 characters

Default: If you specify vendor-id with no string value, then the default vendor ID Juniper Networks is configured.

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 9.3.

Hierarchy level [edit vlans vlan-name forwarding-options dhcp-security] introduced in Junos OS Release 13.2X50-D10. (See Using the Enhanced Layer 2 Software CLI for information about ELS.)

Hierarchy level [edit bridge-domains bridge-domain-name forwarding-options dhcp-security] introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1 for the MX Series.