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keepalive-time

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Description

Configure the time period that must elapse before the backup router takes primary role when it detects loss of the keepalive signal.

Default

The on-loss-of-keepalives statement at the [edit chassis redundancy failover] hierarchy level must be included for failover to occur.

When the on-loss-of-keepalives statement is included and graceful Routing Engine switchover is not configured, failover occurs after 300 seconds (5 minutes).

When the on-loss-of-keepalives statement is included and graceful Routing Engine switchover is configured, the keepalive signal is automatically enabled and the failover time is set to 2 seconds.

Options

seconds—Time before the backup router takes primary role when it detects loss of the keepalive signal. The range of values is 2 through 10,000.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.