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    retry-options

    Syntax

    retry-options {backoff-threshold number;backoff-factor seconds;maximum-time seconds;minimum-time seconds;tries-before-disconnect number;}

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit system login]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for the QFX Series.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.

    Description

    Maximum number of times a user can attempt to enter a password while logging in through SSH or Telnet before being disconnected.

    Options

    backoff-threshold number—Threshold for the number of failed login attempts before the user experiences a delay when attempting to reenter a password. Use the backoff-factor option to specify the length of delay, in seconds.

    Range: 1 through 3

    Default: 2

    backoff-factor seconds—Length of delay after each failed login attempt. The length of delay increases by this value for each subsequent login attempt after the value specified in the backoff-threshold option.

    Range: 5 through 10

    Default: 5

    maximum-time 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

    minimum-time seconds—Minimum length of time that the connection remains open while the user is attempting to enter a password to log in.

    Range: 20 through 60

    Default: 20

    tries-before-disconnect number—Maximum number of times a user is allowed to attempt to enter a password to log in through SSH or Telnet.

    Range: 1 through 10

    Default: 10

    Required Privilege Level

    admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

    Modified: 2015-02-27