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max-age

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.4.

Statement updated in Junos OS Release 9.4 for EX Series switches to add VSTP support.

Support for logical systems added in Junos OS Release 9.6.

Description

For Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (VSTP), or Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), specifies the maximum expected arrival time of hello BPDUs.

Default

20 seconds

Options

seconds—(Optional) Number of seconds expected between hello BPDUs.

seconds—The maximum age of received protocol BPDUs.

Range: 6 through 40

Default: 20 seconds

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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