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restart-time (BGP Graceful Restart)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.3.


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.