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retries (802.1X)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

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

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D30 for the QFX Series.


For 802.1X authentication, configure the number of times the switch attempts to authenticate the port after an initial failure. The port remains in a wait state during the quiet period after the authentication attempt.


number—Number of retries.

Default: 3 retries

Range: 1 through 10

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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