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interface (Storm Control)

 

Syntax

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.1.

Description

Configure storm control on all interfaces or on the specified interface.

Default

  • On EX2200, EX3200, EX3300, EX4200, and EX6200 switches—Storm control does not apply by default to multicast traffic. The factory default configuration enables storm control for broadcast and unknown unicast traffic on all switch interfaces, with the storm control level set to 80 percent of the combined broadcast and unknown unicast streams.

  • On EX4500 and EX8200 switches—Storm control applies to broadcast, multicast, and unknown unicast traffic. The factory default configuration enables storm control on all switch interfaces, with the storm control level set to 80 percent of the combined broadcast, multicast, and unknown unicast streams.

Options

all—All interfaces. The storm control settings configured with the all option affect only those interfaces that have not been individually configured for storm control.

interface-name—Name of an interface. The storm control settings configured with the interface-name option override any settings configured with the all option.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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