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sa-hold-time (Protocols MSDP)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the source address (SA) message hold time to use when maintaining a connection with the MSDP peer. Each entry in an SA cache has an associated hold time. The hold timer is started when an SA message is received by an MSDP peer. The timer is reset when another SA message is received before the timer expires. If another SA message is not received during the SA message hold-time period, the SA message is removed from the cache.

You might want to change the SA message hold time for consistency in a multi-vendor environment.


seconds—Source address message hold time.

  • Range: 75 through 300 seconds

  • Default: 75 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 12.3.