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icmp ip-sweep threshold (IDS Screen Next Gen Services)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 19.3R2 on MX Series routers (MX240, MX480 and MX960) running Next Gen Services with the MX-SPC3 services card.


If a remote host sends 10 ICMP packets within the configured time that you set (xxxx microseconds), then the device categorizes this as a ICMP sweep attack.

The default time set is 5000 microseconds.

Range: 1000 through 1,000,000 microseconds

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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