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hold-time (VRRP)


Hierarchy Level


In a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) configuration, set the hold time before a higher-priority backup router preempts the primary router.


VRRP preemption is not timed.


seconds—Hold-time period.

  • Range: 0 through 3600 seconds

  • Default: 0 seconds (VRRP preemption is not timed.)

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.