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Hierarchy Level


For indirect next-hop and multicast next-hop change acknowledgements, configure the time interval for which to wait for the next-hop acknowledgement. The routing protocol process (rpd) waits for the specified time period before changing the route to point to the new next hop.

If the acknowledgement is not received within the time period, it is assumed to have been received and the route is made to point to the new next hop.


interval—Kernel next-hop acknowledgement timeout interval.

  • Range: 1 through 100 seconds

  • Default: 1 second

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 12.2.