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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

ip hold-time eigrp — interface

Synopsis

ip hold-time eigrp as-number seconds
no ip hold-time eigrp as-number seconds

Configures

Hold time for EIGRP networks

Default

15 seconds

Description

This command defines the number of seconds that a route is held before hearing from a neighbor router. If the router doesn’t hear from a neighbor within this time, the routes from that neighbor are considered invalid. The default holdtime is three times the hello interval, which is 15 seconds on most links. Slower links might have a holdtime of 180 seconds and a hello interval of 60 seconds.

as-number

The EIGRP process number (frequently called an AS number).

seconds

The holdtime for this EIGRP process.

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