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timeout (Services)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.4.


Specify the value, in seconds, that the SRX Series device should wait to get a heartbeat response from an IC Series UAC Appliance (default is 300). If the SRX Series device does not receive it in the specified time, it takes the action specified by the timeout-action configuration statement. It also tries again to make a connection to the IC Series appliance. After the second failed attempt, the SRX Series device fails over to the next IC Series appliance in the cluster. The SRX Series device continues trying to reach IC Series appliances in the cluster until a connection is established.

Use this statement when you are configuring the SRX Series device to act as a Junos OS Enforcer in a Unified Access Control (UAC) deployment. When deployed as a Junos OS Enforcer, the SRX Series device enforces the policies that are defined on the UAC’s IC Series appliance. When working with a cluster of IC Series appliances, the Junos OS Enforcer connects to one at a time, failing over to other IC Series appliances in the cluster as required.

Required Privilege Level

services—To view this statement in the configuration.

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