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Specify the amount of time that a label switched path (LSP) must wait before traffic reverts to a primary path. If during this time the primary path experiences any connectivity problem or stability problem, the timer is restarted.

If you have configured a value of 0 seconds for the revert-timer statement and traffic is switched to the secondary path, the traffic remains on that path indefinitely. It is never switched back to the primary path unless you intervene.


60 seconds


seconds —Value in seconds.

  • Range: 0 through 65,535 seconds

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 9.5.