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idle-timeout minutes;

Hierarchy Level

[edit system login class class-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


For a login class, configure the maximum time that a session can be idle before the user is logged off the router or switch. The session times out after remaining at the CLI operational mode prompt for the specified time.


If you omit this statement, a user is never forced off the system after extended idle times.


minutes—Maximum idle time.

Range: 0 through 100,000 minutes

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26

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