Technical Documentation

family (Sampling)


family (inet | inet6 | mpls) {max-packets-per-second number;rate number;run-length number;}

Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

mpls option introduced in Release 8.3.

inet6 option introduced in Release 9.4.


Configure the protocol family to be sampled. IPv4 (inet) is supported for most purposes, but you can configure family mpls to collect and export MPLS label information or family inet6 to collect and export IPv6 traffic using flow aggregation version 9.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring Traffic Sampling.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-28