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Hierarchy Level


Configure a switch’s priority for becoming the primary default routing platform. The routing platform with the highest priority within the group becomes the primary.


number—Routing platform’s priority for being elected to be the primary router in the VRRP group. A larger value indicates a higher priority for being elected.

  • Range: 1 through 255

  • Default: 100 (for backup routers)


Priority 255 cannot be assigned to routed VLAN interfaces (RVIs).

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 10.0.