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Rewrite Rules Overview

 

A rewrite rule modifies the appropriate class-of-service (CoS) bits in an outgoing packet. Modification of CoS bits allows the next downstream device to classify the packet into the appropriate service group. Rewriting or marking outbound packets is useful when the device is at the border of a network and must alter the CoS values to meet the policies of the targeted peer. A rewrite rule examines the forwarding class and loss priority of a packet and sets its bits to a corresponding value specified in the rule.

Typically, a device rewrites CoS values in outgoing packets on the outbound interfaces of an edge device, to meet the policies of the targeted peer. After reading the current forwarding class and loss priority information associated with the packet, the transmitting device locates the chosen CoS value from a table, and writes this CoS value into the packet header.

Note
  • You can configure up to 32 IEEE 802.1p rewrite rules on each SRX5K-MPC on the SRX5600 and SRX5800 devices.

  • Starting in Junos OS Release 18.2R1, you can configure 802.1p rewrite on logical VDSL interface, that is, pt interface).

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Starting in Junos OS Release 18.2R1, you can configure 802.1p rewrite on logical VDSL interface, that is, pt interface).