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restart-time (BGP Graceful Restart)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the duration of the BGP, RIP, or next-generation RIP (RIPng) graceful restart period.


seconds—Length of time for the graceful restart period.

  • Range: Varies by protocol

    • BGP— 1 through 1800 seconds
    • RIP — 1 through 600 seconds

  • Default: Varies by protocol:

    • BGP—120 seconds

    • RIP and RIPng—60 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 8.3.