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Hierarchy Level


Use the association-timeout parameter to set the association timeout for Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP).

From Junos OS Release 20.4R1 onwards, the [edit security gprs sctp profile profile-name] hierarchy level is replaced by [edit security sctp profile profile-name].



Number of minutes of association time that elapse before the session is terminated.

  • Range: 10 through 6000 (100 hours).

  • Default: 300 minutes (5 hours).

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.2. The association timeout range increased in Junos OS Release 12.1X45-D10.