Configures the NS (neighbor solicitation) retransmit timer value advertised in RAs. This is the interval between two successive NS messages. When specified, it enables the sending of the specified value in RAs. This feature is disabled by default.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


ns-interval [<1000-3600000>|global]


ns-interval [<1000-3600000>|global]
ns-interval [<1000-3600000>|global] Configures the NS interval advertised in RAs. Use one of the following options:
  • <1000-3600000> – Specify a value from 1000 - 3600000 milliseconds. The default is 1000 milliseconds.
  • global – Advertises the NS interval configured for the system. This is configured on the device in the device configuration mode. For more information, see ipv6 (profile config mode).


nx9500-6C8809nx9500-6C8809(config-ipv6-radv-policy-test)#ns-interval 3000
nx9500-6C8809(config-ipv6-radv-policy-test)#show context
ipv6-router-advertisement-policy test
 nd-reachable-time global
 ns-interval 3000
 advertise mtu
 advertise hop-limit
 dns-server 2002::2 lifetime 3000
 domain-name TechPubs lifetime infinite

Related Commands

no (ipv6-ra-policy-config-commands) Disables advertisement of NS interval in RAs