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The set protocols pim interface hello interval command configures the PIM Hello messages period (in seconds) per VLAN interface.

Command Syntax

set protocols pim interface <interface-name> hello interval <interval>




interface <interface-name>

Specifies a L3 VLAN interface. The value is a string.

hello interval <interval>

Specifies the interval for sending Hello messages.

The value is an integer that ranges from 1 to 180, in seconds.

Usage Guidelines

PIM devices periodically send Hello messages to maintain PIM neighbor relationships. You can run the this command to set the interval for sending Hello messages. The neighbor holdtime is 3.5 * hello-period.



  • Set the interval for sending Hello messages to 40 seconds on vlan-2.
admin@Xorplus# set protocols pim interface vlan-2 hello interval 40
admin@Xorplus# commit
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