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Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.6.


Configure the maximum time available for the user to enter the username and password for logging on to a router before the connection is closed.


seconds—Maximum length of time that the connection remains open for the user to enter a username and password to log in. If the user remains idle and does not enter a username and password within the configured maximum-time, the connection is closed.

Range: 20 through 300

Default: 120

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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