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Hierarchy Level


Configure a timer for how long to delay updates for the multiple exit discriminator (MED) path attribute for BGP groups and peers configured with the metric-out igp offset delay-med-update statement. The timer delays MED updates for the interval configured unless the MED is lower than the previously advertised attribute or another attribute associated with the route has changed or if the BGP peer is responding to a refresh route request.


minutes—Interval to delay MED updates.

  • Range: 10 through 600

  • Default: 10 minutes

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0