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route-timeout (Protocols RIP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the route timeout interval for RIP. If a route is not refreshed after being installed in the routing table by the specified timeout interval, the route is marked as invalid and is removed from the routing table after the hold-down period expires.


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

  • Range: 30 through 360 seconds

  • Default: 180 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.