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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 16.1.


The ARP cache limit for unresolved next hops can be configured at an interface level. The benefit of configuring the ARP cache limit is to protect the device from DoS attacks.


numberIndicates the new or maximum routes to be held, before getting added to the ARP cache.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

admin-control—To add this statement to the configuration.