Technical Documentation



source-address (address | any-unicast) <except>;

Hierarchy Level

[edit services ids rule rule-name term term-name from]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

address option enhanced to support IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in JUNOS Release 8.5.


Specify the source address for rule matching.


address—Source IPv4 or IPv6 address or prefix value.

any-unicast—Any unicast packet.

except—(Optional) Exempt the specified address, prefix, or unicast packets from rule matching.

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring Match Conditions in IDS 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