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Hierarchy Level


Specify the amount of time (in seconds) that a static LSP must wait before traffic reverts from the bypass path to the original path.

If you have configured a value of 0 seconds for the protection-revert-time statement and traffic is switched to the bypass path, the traffic remains on that path indefinitely. It is never switched back to the original path unless the bypass path is down or you intervene.


seconds—Time in seconds.

  • Range: 0 through 65,535 seconds

  • Default: 5 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 10.1.