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sample-rate

Syntax

sample-rate number;

Hierarchy Level

[edit protocols sflow],
[edit protocols sflow interfaces interface-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.3 for EX Series switches.

Description

Set the ratio of the number of packets to be sampled in sFlow network traffic monitoring. For example, if you specify a rate of 1000, every thousandth packet (1 packet out of 1000) is sampled.

Default

If no sample rate is configured for a particular interface, the switch samples at the rate configured for the global sFlow configuration. If no global rate is configured, the switch samples 1 in 2000 packets.

Options

number—Denominator of the ratio that composes the sample rate.

Range: 100–1,048,576
Default: 2000

Required Privilege Level

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


Published: 2009-07-27

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