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minimum-interval (Liveness Detection)


Hierarchy Level


Configure simultaneously the minimum interval at which the peer transmits liveness detection requests and the minimum interval at which the peer expects to receive a reply from a peer with which it has established a Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) session. Optionally, instead of using this statement, you can specify the minimum transmit and receive intervals separately by using the transmit-interval minimal-interval and minimum-receive-interval statements, respectively.


milliseconds—Specify the minimum interval value for Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD).

  • Range: 1 through 255,000

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 10.0.