Technical Documentation



Hierarchy Level

[edit firewall three-color-policer policer-name],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name firewall three-color-policer policer-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Logical systems support introduced in JUNOS Release 9.3.


Configure a two-rate three-color policer in which marking is based on the committed information rate (CIR), committed burst size (CBS), peak information rate (PIR), and peak burst size (PBS).

Packets that conform to the CIR or the CBS are assigned low loss priority (green). Packets that exceed the CIR and the CBS but are within the PIR or the PBS are assigned medium-high loss priority (yellow). Packets that exceed the PIR and the PBS are assigned high loss priority (red).

Green and yellow packets are always forwarded; this action is not configurable. You can configure red packets to be discarded. By default, red packets are forwarded.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-15