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maximum-requests (MX Series in Enhanced LAN Mode)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.2 for MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers in enhanced LAN mode.


For 802.1X authentication, configure the maximum number of times an EAPOL request packet is retransmitted to the supplicant before the authentication session times out.


Two retransmission attempts


number—Number of retransmission attempts.

Range: 1 through 10

Default: 2

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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