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forwarding-class (for DHCP Snooping or DAI Packets)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

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

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1 for the QFX Series.


Assign a user-defined or a predefined forwarding class to the packets that have been checked for DHCP snooping or dynamic ARP inspection (DAI).


To assign a user-defined class, you must first configure the user-defined class by using the forwarding-classes configuration statement at the [edit class-of-service] hierarchy level.




class-name—Name of the forwarding class. The forwarding class can be one of the predefined forwarding classes (best-effort, assured-forwarding, expedited-forwarding, network-control) or it can be a user-defined forwarding class.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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