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retries (802.1X)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.3.


Set a limit on the number of failed authentication attempts between a port and a client for 802.1X authentication. When the limit is exceeded, the port waits to reattempt authentication for the number of seconds set by the quiet-period statement configured at the same hierarchy level.


integer—Specify the number of retries.

Range: 1 through 10

Default: 3 retries

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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