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robust-count (MLD Snooping)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the number of queries the switch sends before removing a multicast group from the multicast forwarding table. We recommend that the robust count be set to the same value on all multicast routers and switches in the VLAN.


The default is the value of the robust-count statement configured for MLD. The default for the MLD robust-count statement is 2.


number—Number of queries the switch sends before timing out a multicast group.

  • Range: 2 through 10

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 12.1.

Support at the [edit routing-instances instance-name protocols mld-snooping vlan vlan-name] hierarchy level introduced in Junos OS Release 13.3 for EX Series switches.