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priority (Protocols Router Discovery)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the preference of the address to become a default router. This preference is set relative to the preferences of other router addresses on the same subnet.


number—Preference of the addresses for becoming the default router. A higher value indicates that the address has a greater preference for becoming the default router.

  • Range: 0 through 0x80000000

  • Default: 0 (This address has the least chance of becoming the default router.)

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.