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retries (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 and captive portal 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.