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retransmission-attempt (DHCPv6 Client)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the number of times the device retransmits a DHCPv6 client packet if a DHCPv6 server fails to respond. After the specified number of attempts, no further attempts at reaching a server are made.



Number of retransmit attempts.

  • Range: 0 through 50000 (from Junos OS Release 20.3R1 onwards)

  • Range: 0 through 9

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 12.1X45-D10.

The logical-systems and tenants options are introduced in Junos OS Release 18.4R1.