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update-interval (Protocols RIP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the interval at which routes learned by RIP are sent to neighbors. This timer controls the interval between routing updates. This timer is set to 30 seconds, by default, with a small random amount of time added when the timer is reset. This added time prevents congestion that can happen if all routing devices update their neighbors simultaneously.


seconds—Estimated time to wait before making updates to the routing table.

  • Range: 10 through 60 seconds

  • Default: 30 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 7.6.