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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 17.4R2 on MX Series routers and EX Series switches.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.1R1 on QFX Series switches.


Limit the number of entries that can be learned on an interface through the MAC-IP bindings database. Depending on the Juniper Networks device, this limit can be applied to EVPN instances, bridge domains configured in a virtual-switch routing instance, or VLANs configured in a virtual-switch routing instance.

To apply this limit systemwide, use the global-mac-ip-limit statement at the [edit protocols l2-learning] hierarchy level.


numberSpecify the maximum number of MAC-IP bindings per interface. After that maximum is reached, no additional MAC-IP entries are added to the database.

Range: 1 through 1024.

Default: 124

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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