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idle-timeout (Access)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the idle timeout for a user. The router might consider a PPP session to be idle because of the following reasons:

  • There is no ingress traffic on the PPP session.

  • There is no egress traffic.

  • There is neither ingress or egress traffic on the PPP session.

  • There is no ingress or egress PPP control traffic. This is applicable only if keepalives are enabled.


seconds—Number of seconds a user can remain idle before the session is terminated.

  • Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295 seconds

  • Default: 0


The [edit access] hierarchy is not available on QFabric systems.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.