timeout (System)



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Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure the amount of time that the local router or switch waits to receive a response from a RADIUS or TACACS+ server.


seconds—Amount of time to wait.

Range: 1 through 90 seconds

Default: 3 seconds

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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