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bfd-liveliness (Activeness Probe)


Hierarchy Level


Configure BFD monitoring for split-brain detection in a Multinode High Availability setup.


destination-ip destination-ip

Destination IPV4/IPV6 address for BFD monitoring

interface interface-name

Name of the interface for single-hop sessions

minimum-interval milliseconds

Minimum transmit and receive interval (milliseconds)

  • Range: 1 through 255000

multiplier multiplier

Detection time multiplier

  • Range: 1 through 255

routing-instance routing-instance

(Optional) Routing instance to locate the route

source-ip source-ip

Source IPV4/IPV6 address for BFD monitoring

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 23.4R1.