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peak-information-rate bits-per-second;

Hierarchy Level

[edit firewall three-color-policer policer-name two-rate]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 7.4.


Configure the maximum achievable rate. Packets that exceed the committed information rate (CIR) but are below the peak information rate (PIR) are marked with medium-high packet-loss priority (yellow). Packets that exceed the PIR are marked with high packet-loss priority (red). You can configure a discard action for packets that exceed the PIR.

Note: When you configure peak-information-rate you must also configure committed-information-rate and peak-burst-size.


bits-per-second—Number of bits per second. You can specify a value in bits per second either as a complete decimal number or as a decimal number followed by the abbreviation k (1000), (1,000,000), or g (1,000,000,000).

Range: 32,000 through 40,000,000,000 bps

Required Privilege Level

firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-15

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