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Hierarchy Level


Enable or disable the watchdog timer when Junos OS encounters a problem.


  • disable—Disable the watchdog timer.

  • enable—Enable the watchdog timer.

  • timeout value—Specify amount of time to wait in seconds.

    Range: 1 through 3600 seconds.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.5.