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filter filter-name {accounting-profile name;interface-specific;physical-interface-filter;term term-name {filter filter-name;from {match-conditions;}then {action;action-modifiers;}}}

Hierarchy Level

[edit firewall family family-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name firewall family family-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Logical systems support introduced in JUNOS Release 9.3.

physical-interface-filter statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.6.


Configure firewall filters.


filter-name—Name that identifies the filter. The name can contain letters, numbers, and hyphens (-) and can be up to 64 characters long. To include spaces in the name, enclose it in quotation marks (“ ”).

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-05-11