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minimum-interval (PIM BFD Transmit Interval)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the minimum interval after which the local routing device transmits hello packets to a neighbor with which it has established a BFD session. Optionally, instead of using this statement, you can configure the minimum transmit interval using the minimum-interval statement at the [edit protocols pim interface interface-name bfd-liveness-detection] hierarchy level.


milliseconds—Minimum transmit interval value.

  • Range: 1 through 255,000


The threshold value specified in the threshold statement must be greater than the value specified in the minimum-interval statement for the transmit-interval statement.

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 8.2.

Support for BFD authentication introduced in Junos OS Release 9.6.