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Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.1 for EX Series switches.


The session-expiry statement is used to locally configure the number of seconds before the captive portal authentication session times out and the client must reattempt authentication.


If the authentication server sends an authentication session timeout to the client, this takes priority over the value configured locally using the session-expiry statement. The session timeout value is sent from the server to the client as an attribute of the RADIUS Access-Accept message.


seconds—Duration of session.

Range: 1 through 65535

Default: 3600

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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