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Hierarchy Level


Enable or disable oversize message drop.

When you enable the oversize-message-drop command, Domain Name System (DNS) packets that exceed the threshold (range from 512 through 8192) are dropped.

When you disable the oversize-message-drop command, DNS Application Layer Gateway (ALG) will only record and forward the oversized DNS packets.


oversize-message-drop—Drop the oversized DNS packets for which the packet length exceed the threshold value (range from 512 through 8192).

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1X46-D55.