An AAA server could go offline. When a server goes offline, it is marked as down. This command configures the interval after which a server marked as down is checked to see if it has come back online and is reachable.

Supported in the following platforms:

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


health-check interval <60-86400>


health-check interval <60-86400>

interval <60-86400>

Configures an interval (in seconds) after which a down server is checked to see if it is reachable again

  • <60-86400> – Specify a value from 60 - 86400 seconds. The default is 3600 seconds.


nx9500-6C8809(config-aaa-policy-test)#health-check interval 4000
nx9500-6C8809(config-aaa-policy-test)#show context
aaa-policy test
 authentication server 5 host secret 0 test1 port 1
 authentication server 5 timeout 10 attempts 3
 accounting server 2 host secret 0 test1 port 1
 accounting server 2 timeout 2 attempts 2
 authentication protocol chap
 accounting interim interval 65
 accounting server preference auth-server-number
 health-check interval 4000
 attribute framed-mtu 110

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Resets the health-check interval for AAA servers