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keepalive-time (Protocols OAM)


Hierarchy Level


Time difference between consecutive keepalive packets in a GRE tunnel.


Support for GRE keepalive packets on MPC line cards became available as of Junos OS Release 11.4.


seconds—Keepalive time value.

  • Default: 1 second

  • Range: 1 through 50 seconds

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 10.2.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 19.3 for MPC10E line card.