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family (Firewall Filter)


Hierarchy Level


Configure a firewall filter for IP version 4 or IP version 6.


family-name—Version or type of addressing protocol:

  • any—Filter packets based on protocol-independent match conditions.

  • ethernet-switching—Filter Layer 2 (Ethernet) packets and Layer 3 (IP) packets.

  • inet—Filter IPv4 packets.

  • inet6—Filter IPv6 packets.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

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