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preference (Tunnel Profile)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the preference for a tunnel. You can specify up to 8 levels of preference, and you can assign the same preference to a maximum of 31 tunnels. When you define multiple preferences for a destination, you increase the probability of a successful connection.

This value can be overridden by RADIUS attribute Tunnel-Preference [83].


number—Number that indicates the order in which the router attempts to connect to the destination. Zero is the highest level of preference.

  • Range: 0 through 2000

  • Default: 2000

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 10.4.