configure isis area timer spf-interval

configure isis area area_name timer spf-interval seconds {level[1|2]}


This command specifies the minimum time to wait between SPF calculations.

Syntax Description

area_name Specifies the router process for which you are configuring the SPF interval.
seconds Specifies the minimum time between SPF calculations. The range is 1 to 120 seconds.
level Specifies the IS-IS level to which the timer configuration applies. If neither level 1 nor level 2 is specified, the configuration applies to both levels.


10 seconds.

Usage Guidelines

This helps prevent switch CPU overloading when a link flap causes several back-to-back SPF calculations.


The following command configures the SPF interval timer for 30 seconds on areax:

configure isis area areax timer spf-interval 30


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms with a Core or Premier license as described in the ExtremeXOS 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.