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hold off time


hold-off-time time;

Hierarchy Level

[set chassis synchronization source interfaces]


Enable hold-off time for Synchronous Ethernet interfaces and external clock source interfaces. If an interface goes down, hold-off time delays short signal failures from being sent to the clock selection process to prevent rapid successive switching.



Amount of time in milliseconds that a signal is held before being passed to the clock selection process.

Range: 300–1800 milliseconds

Default: 1000 milliseconds

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 14.2.