configure ospf restart grace-period

configure ospf restart grace-period seconds


Configures the grace period sent out in Grace-LSAs and used by a restarting router.

Syntax Description

seconds Grace period, in seconds. The default value is 120 seconds. Range is 1 to 1800 seconds.


The default is 120 seconds.

Usage Guidelines

This command configures the grace period sent out to helper neighbor routers and used by the restarting router. The value of the grace period must be greater that the dead interval, and less than the LSA refresh time.


The following command configures a router to send LSAs with a 240 second grace period during graceful OSPF restarts:

configure ospf restart grace-period 240


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.3.

Platform Availability

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