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    policer (Firewall)

    Syntax

    policer policer-name {
    filter-specific;
    if-exceeding {
    (bandwidth-limit bps | bandwidth-percent percentage);
    burst-size-limit bytes;
    }
    logical-interface-policer;
    then {
    discard;
    forwarding-class forwarding-class-name;
    loss-priority (high | low |medium-high |medium-low);
    out-of-profile;
    }
    }

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit firewall]

    Release Information

    Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.5.

    Description

    Configure policer rate limits and actions. To activate a policer, you must include the policer action modifier in the then statement in a firewall filter term or on an interface.

    Options

    • policer-name—Name of the policer to evaluate when packets are received on the interface
    • bandwidth-limit bps—Specify the bandwidth limit as a number of bits per second
    • bandwidth-percent percentage—Specify the bandwidth limit in percentage value
    • burst-size-limit bytes—Specify the burst size limit as a number of bytes
    • filter-specific— Specify that policer is filter-specific
    • logical-interface-policer— Specify that policer is logical interface policer
    • discard—Always discard non conforming red packets.
    • forwarding-class classname—Specify the particular forwarding class
    • loss-priority—Set the loss priority to high or low
    • out-of-profile— Discard packets only if both congested and over threshold

    Required Privilege Level

    interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

     

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    Modified: 2017-09-13