Technical Documentation



transfer-delay seconds;

Hierarchy Level

[edit event-options destinations destination-name],
[edit event-options policy policy-name then event-script filename destination destination-name],
[edit event-options policy policy-name then execute-commands destination destination-name],
[edit event-options policy policy-name then upload filename (filename | committed) destination destination]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 7.5.
Support at the [edit event-options policy policy-name then ...] hierarchy levels introduced in JUNOS Release 8.4.


Configure a delay before transferring files. This allows the files to be completely generated before the upload starts. If you configure a transfer delay at the [edit event-options destination destination-name] hierarchy level and at one of the [edit event-options policy policy-name then ...] hierarchy levels, the resulting delay is the sum of the two delays.


If you do not include this statement, there is no transfer delay.


seconds—Duration of the delay before uploading files.

Required Privilege Level

maintenance—To view this statement in the configuration.
maintenance-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Published: 2009-10-16