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retry-options

Syntax

retry-options {backoff-threshold number;backoff-factor seconds;maximum-time seconds;minimum-time seconds;tries-before-disconnect number;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit system login]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 8.0.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

maximum-time option introduced in JUNOS Release 9.6.

maximum-time option introduced in JUNOS Release 9.6 for EX Series switches.

Description

Maximum number of times a user can attempt to enter a password while logging in through SSH or Telnet before being disconnected.

Options

backoff-threshold number—Threshold for the number of failed login attempts before the user experiences a delay when attempting to reenter a password. Use the backoff-factor option to specify the length of delay, in seconds.

Range: 1 through 3
Default: 2

backoff-factor seconds—Length of delay after each failed login attempt. The length of delay increases by this value for each subsequent login attempt after the value specified in the backoff-threshold option.

Range: 5 through 10
Default: 5

maximum-time seconds—Maximum length of time that the connection remains open for the user to enter a username and password to log in. If the user remains idle and does not enter a username and password within the configured maximum-time, the connection is closed.

Range: 20 through 300
Default: 120

minimum-time seconds—Minimum length of time that the connection remains open while the user is attempting to enter a password to log in.

Range: 20 through 60
Default: 20

tries-before-disconnect 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.


Published: 2010-04-26

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