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interval (Flat-File Accounting Options)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the interval in minutes at which the Packet Forwarding Engine associated with the interface is polled to collect the statistics specified in the flat-file accounting profile. These interim accounting results are recorded in the flat file.


The value configured with this statement is superseded by the value configured with the update-interval statement at the [edit access profile profile-name service accounting] hierarchy level. That access profile interval value is in turn superseded by an update interval value configured in the RADIUS attribute, Service-Interim-Acct-Interval (VSA 26–140).



Polling interval.

  • Range: 1 through 2880 minutes

  • Default: 15 minutes

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 16.1R4.