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    restart-time (BGP Graceful Restart)


    restart-time seconds;

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit protocols (bgp | rip | ripng) graceful-restart],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name protocols (bgp | rip | ripng) graceful-restart (Enabling Globally)],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp graceful-restart],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols bgp graceful-restart]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.3.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1 for the QFX Series.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.


    Configure the duration of the BGP, RIP, or next-generation RIP (RIPng) graceful restart period.


    seconds—Length of time for the graceful restart period.

    Range: 1 through 600 seconds

    Default: Varies by protocol:

    • BGP—120 seconds
    • RIP and RIPng—60 seconds

    Required Privilege Level

    routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

    Modified: 2016-05-26