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Hierarchy Level


Maximum number of times the ingress router tries to establish the primary path. This counter is reset each time a primary path is created successfully. When the limit is exceeded, no more connection attempts are made. Intervention is then required to restart the connection.


number—Maximum number of tries to establish the primary path.

  • Range: 0 through 10,000

  • Default: 0 (The ingress node never stops trying to establish the primary path.)

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.