Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System


timers bgp extended

Adjust the BGP idle holdtime for all the BGP neighbors.

timers bgp extended idle-holdtime

To return to the default, use the no timers bgp extended command.

extended idle-holdtime
Enter a number for the time interval, in seconds, for the peer to be idle state. The range is from 1 to 32767. The default is 15 seconds.

The default idle-holdtime is 15 seconds.

Command Modes
EXEC Privilege
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Introduced on the C9010, MXL, FN IOM, S3100 series, S3048–ON, S4048–ON, S4048T-ON, S5048F-ON, S6000, S6010–ON, S6100–ON, Z9100–ON, Z9500, and S6000–ON.
Usage Information

The peer remains in idle state based on the configured idle-holdtime. The less the idle-holdtime, lesser the peer in idle state.

For the new idle-holdtime to take effect, you need to shutdown all the peers manually using neighbor shutdown command and enable the peers again.

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