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Hierarchy Level


Configure retain-hold-resource to enable the device to not to free media resources for a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Application Layer Gateway (ALG), even when a media stream is placed on hold. By default, media stream resources are released when the media stream is held.

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 8.5.