configure rip updatetime

configure rip updatetime seconds


Specifies the time interval in seconds within which RIP sends update packets.

Syntax Description


Specifies a time in seconds. The range is 10 to 180.


30 seconds.

Usage Guidelines

The router exchanges an update message with each neighbor every 30 seconds (default value) or if there is a change to the overall routed topology (also called triggered updates). The timer granularity is 10 seconds. Timer minimum is 10 seconds and maximum is 180 seconds.


The following command sets the update timer to 60 seconds:

# configure rip updatetime 60


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms with a Base license or higher as described in the Switch Engine 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.