Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.5

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timers spf

Set the time interval between when the switch receives a topology change and starts a shortest path first (SPF) calculation.

S4048–ON

Syntax
timers spf delay holdtime msec

To return to the default, use the no timers spf command.

Parameters
delay
Enter a number as the delay. The range is from 0 to 2147483647. The default is 5 seconds.
holdtime
Enter a number as the hold time. The range is from 0 to 2147483647. The default is 10 seconds.
msec
Enter the keyword msec to specify the time interval value in milli seconds.
NOTE: If you do not specify the msec option, the timer values are considered as seconds.
Defaults
  • delay = 5 seconds
  • holdtime = 10 seconds
Command Modes
ROUTER OSPFv2
Command History

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

Version
Description
9.11.0.0
Introduced the keyword msec.
9.10(0.1)
Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S3148.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S6100-ON.
9.8(2.0)
Introduced on the S3100 series.
9.8(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9100-ON.
9.8(0.0P5)
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
9.8(0.0P2)
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
9.7(0.0)
Introduced on the S6000-ON.
9.2(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9500.
9.0.2.0
Introduced on the S6000.
8.3.19.0
Introduced on the S4820T.
8.3.11.1
Introduced on the Z9000.
8.3.7.0
Introduced on the S4810.
7.8.1.0
Added support for Multi-Process OSPF.
7.6.1.0
Introduced on the S-Series.
7.5.1.0
Introduced on the C-Series.
pre-6.1.1.1
Introduced on the E-Series.
Usage Information
Setting the delay and holdtime parameters to a low number enables the switch to an alternate path quickly but requires more CPU usage.
Example
DellEMC# conf
DellEMC(conf)# router ospf 1
DellEMC(conf-router_ospf-1)# timer spf 2 5 msec
DellEMC(conf-router_ospf-1)# show config
!
router ospf 1
timers spf 2 5 msec
DellEMC(conf-router_ospf-1)# end

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