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bad-option (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.


Identify and drop any packet with incorrectly formatted IPv4 options or IPv6 extension headers. Incorrectly formatted IPv4 options or IPv6 extension headers can cause unpredictable issues, depending on the IP stack implementation of routers and the target.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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