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    excess-burst-size bytes;

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit firewall three-color-policer policer-name single-rate]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.2 for EX Series switches.


    Configure the maximum number of bytes allowed for incoming packets to burst above the committed information rate and still be marked with medium-high packet loss priority (yellow). Packets that exceed the excess burst size (EBS) are marked with high packet loss priority (red).

    Note: When you include the excess-burst-size statement in the configuration, you must also include the committed-burst-size and committed-information-rate statements at the same hierarchy level.


    bytes—Number of bytes. You can specify a value in bytes either as a complete decimal number or as a decimal number followed by the abbreviation k (1000), (1,000,000), or g (1,000,000,000).

    Range: 1500 through 100,000,000,000 bytes

    Required Privilege Level

    firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


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    Modified: 2018-06-05