Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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interfaces bridge <brx> spanning-tree hello-time <interval>

Specifies the hello packet advertisement interval for a bridge group.

set interfaces bridge brx spanning-tree hello-time interval
delete interfaces bridge brx spanning-tree hello-time
show interfaces bridge brx spanning-tree hello-time

Hello packets are transmitted at two-second intervals.

brx
Bridge group ID.
spanning-tree
Specifies spanning tree configuration.
hello-timeinterval
Specifies the hello packet advertisement interval in seconds. The range is 1 through 10. The default value is 2 seconds.

Configuration mode


interfaces {
    bridge brx {
        spanning-tree {
            hello-time interval
        }
    }
}

Use this command to specify the “hello packet” advertisement interval.

Hello packets are bridge protocol data units (BPDUs) used as messages to communicate the state of the spanning tree topology. On a spanning tree, hello packets are sent by the bridge that assumes itself to be the root bridge.

Use the set form of this command to specify the "hello packet" advertisement interval.

Use the delete form of this command to restore the default hello-time configuration.

Use the show form of this command to view the hello-time configuration.