configure pim register-suppress-interval register-probe-interval

configure pim {ipv4 | ipv6} register-suppress-interval reg-interval register-probe-interval probe_interval


Configures an interval for periodically sending null-registers.

Syntax Description

ipv4 Specifies the IPv4 address family.
ipv6 Specifies the IPv6 address family.
reg-interval Specifies an interval time in seconds. Range is 30 - 200 seconds. Default is 60.
probe-interval Specifies an interval time in seconds. Default is 5.


The following defaults apply:
  • register-suppress-interval—60
  • register-probe-interval—5

Usage Guidelines

The register-probe-interval time should be set less than the register-suppress-interval time. By default, a null register is sent every 55 seconds (register-suppress-interval – register-probe-interval). A response to the null register is expected within register probe interval. By specifying a larger interval, a CPU peak load can be avoided because the null-registers are generated less frequently. The register probe time should be less than half of the register suppress time, for best results.


The following example configures the register suppress interval and register probe time:

configure pim register-suppress-interval 90 register-probe time 10


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms that support the appropriate license. For complete information about software licensing, including how to obtain and upgrade your license and which licenses support the PIM feature, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.