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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.0.


Configure the maximum number of times the user is allowed to enter a password to attempt to log in to the router through SSH or Telnet.


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.