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interval (Services)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the value in seconds that the SRX Series device should expect to receive a heartbeat signal from the IC Series device (default 30). This configuration statement is used in conjunction with the timeout statement to test active communications with the IC Series device. The value of the interval statement must be smaller than the value of timeout statement.

Use this statement when you are configuring the SRX Series device to act as a Junos OS Enforcer in a Unified Access Control (UAC) deployment. When deployed as a Junos OS Enforcer, the SRX Series device enforces the policies that are defined on the UAC’s IC Series device.

Required Privilege Level

services—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.4.