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node-device (Aliases)


Hierarchy Level


(QFabric systems only) Specify the mapping of user-defined names to QFabric system Node devices.


The following rules apply to QFabric component alias naming:

  • Alias names must use alphabetic (A through Z and a through z), numeric (0 through 9), or dash (-) characters.

  • The maximum length of an alias name is 30 characters.

  • Alias names are case sensitive. For example, MY-NG-1 and my-ng-1 refer to different components.

  • You cannot use the reserved names all, fabric, or director-group as an alias name.



Specify a user-defined name for a QFabric system Node device.


Specify the Node device identifier or name that has been provided. Identifiers are usually autogenerated by the Director software, and names are usually provided by the administrator of the default partition.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3.