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Limiting the Number of Active PPPoE Sessions Established with a Specified Service Name

To limit the number of PPPoE client sessions that can use a particular service entry in the PPPoE service name table, you can configure the maximum number of PPPoE sessions using static or dynamic PPPoE interfaces that the router can establish with the specified named service, empty service, or any service. You cannot configure a maximum sessions limit for an ACI/ARI pair in the service name table.

The maximum sessions limit must be in the range 1 through the platform-specific maximum PPPoE sessions supported for your routing platform. The router maintains a count of active PPPoE sessions for each service entry to determine when the maximum sessions limit has been reached.

To limit the number of PPPoE client sessions for a particular named, empty, or any service:

  • Configure the maximum sessions limit for the specified service:
    [edit protocols pppoe service-name-tables tableEast]user@host# set service premium-service max-sessions 100

Published: 2010-04-20

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