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retry (Event Policy)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the number of times that Junos OS attempts the change-configuration event policy action if the initial attempt fails while acquiring a lock on the configuration database. If you include the retry statement, you must configure both the count and interval statements.


If you do not include the retry statement, and the change-configuration event policy action fails, the configuration changes specified in the event policy are not implemented or committed.


count number

The number of attempts to retry the change-configuration event policy action upon failure of the initial attempt.

  • Range: 0 through 10

  • Default: 0

interval seconds

The time interval specified in seconds between retry attempts.

Required Privilege Level

maintenance—To view or add this statement in the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1.