Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.8

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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. When configured in milli seconds, 100 is the least value that is allowed to be configured.
holdtime
Enter a number as the hold time. The range is from 0 to 2147483647. The default is 10 seconds. When configured in milli seconds, 200 is the least value that is allowed to be configured.
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 OSPFv3 for OSPFv3 and ROUTER OSPFv2 for 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.
9.8(0.0)
Introduced on the S6000-ON, S6000, S4820T, S4810, S5000.
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)# ipv6 router ospf 1
DellEMC(conf-ipv6-router_ospf)# timer spf 2 5 msec
DellEMC(conf-ipv6-router_ospf)# show config
!
ipv6 router ospf 1
timers spf 2 5 msec
DellEMC(conf-ipv6-router_ospf)#
DellEMC(conf-ipv6-router_ospf)# end
DellEMC#

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