Technical Documentation



pool nat-pool-name {address ip-prefix</prefix-length>;address-range low minimum-value high maximum-value;mapping-timeout seconds;pgcp {hint [ hint-strings ];ports-per-session ports;remotely-controlled:transport [ transport-protocols ];}port (automatic | range low minimum-value high maximum-value);}

Hierarchy Level

[edit services nat]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

pgcp statement added in JUNOS Release 8.4.

remotely-controlled and ports-per-session statements added in JUNOS Release 8.5.

hint statement added in JUNOS Release 9.0.


Specify the NAT name and properties.


nat-pool-name—Identifier for the NAT address pool.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring Addresses and Ports for Use in NAT Rules.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-28