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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.4.


Configure the maximum number of connection sessions for each type of system services (finger, ftp, ssh, telnet, xnm-clear-text, or xnm-ssl) per protocol (either IPv6 or IPv4).


limit—Maximum number of established connections per protocol (either IPv6 or IPv4).

Range: 1 through 250

Default: 75


The actual number of maximum connections depends on the availability of system resources, and might be fewer than the configured connection-limit value if the system resources are limited.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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