Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.3 for EX Series switches.
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.
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.
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
routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.