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Last update: 2021-10-04

Override interface configuration

Override default interface configurations of OSPF.

  1. Go to Routing > OSPF and click Select interface in the Override interface configuration section.
  2. Enter interface configuration details.

    Name Description
    Interface Select the interface to be configured for OSPF.
    Hello interval Specify the time interval after which the interface sends hello packet to the neighbor router.

    Default: 10 seconds.

    Acceptable range: 1 to 65353 seconds.
    Dead interval Specify the time interval after which the interface is declared as dead.

    Default: 40 seconds.

    Acceptable range: 1 to 65353 seconds.
    Retransmit interval Specify the time interval for retransmitting the link-state advertisements (LSA) to the interface’s neighbor.

    Default: 5 seconds.

    Acceptable range: 3 to 65353 seconds.
    Transmit delay Specify the time in seconds needed to transmit a link-state update packet to the interface.

    Default: 1 second.

    Acceptable range: 1 to 65353 seconds.
    Interface cost Specify the interface cost.

    You can either provide the interface cost automatically by selecting Auto or specify it manually.

    Acceptable range: 1 to 65353 seconds.
    Authentication Select the type of authentication for authenticating the OSPF packets.

    The available options are as follows:
    • Text: You must provide a password for authentication.
    • MD5: Provide a key ID and a key. The key ID can be from 0 to 255.
    Router priority Specify priority for a router.

    Default: 1.

    Acceptable range: 0 to 255.
  3. Click Save.

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