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family family-name {filter filter-name {interface-specific;term term-name {from {match-conditions;}then {action;action-modifiers;}}}}

Hierarchy Level

[edit firewall]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Option interface-specific introduced in JUNOS Release 9.5 for EX Series switches.


Configure a firewall filter for IP version 4 or IP version 6.


family-name—Version or type of addressing protocol:

  • any—Filter packets based on protocol-independent match conditions.
  • ethernet-switching—Filter Layer 2 (Ethernet) packets and Layer 3 (IP) packets.
  • inet—Filter IPv4 packets.
  • inet6—Filter IPv6 packets.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

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

Published: 2010-01-29