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level level;

Hierarchy Level

[edit ethernet-switching-options storm-control interface (all | interface-name)]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.1 for EX Series switches.

Statement deprecated in JUNOS Release 9.5 for EX Series switches.

Note: This statement has been deprecated and might be removed from future product releases. We strongly recommend that you phase out its use and replace it with the bandwidth statement.


For interfaces configured for storm control, configure the storm control level as a percentage of the combined broadcast and unknown unicast streams. Any level configuration from 50 to 100 will limit the rate to 50 percent. Also, configuring a level of 0 results in a level of 50 percent.


When storm control is enabled on an interface, the storm control level is 50 percent. By default, storm control is enabled for both broadcast and unknown unicast traffic.


level—Percentage of the combined broadcast and unknown unicast streams.

Range: 0 through 100 percent
Default: 50 percent

Required Privilege Level

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

Published: 2009-07-22