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cpu-factor (Dampen Options)


Hierarchy Level


Slow down the operation of scripts executed on the device based on how heavily the CPU is being used.

Script dampening is initiated when CPU use exceeds the value specified using the cpu-factor statement. Junos OS then executes the number of lines of script specified using the line-interval statement and then pauses script execution for the time specified using the time-interval statement. If you do not configure values for these statements, the defaults are used.



Specify the CPU use factor at which script execution is slowed down.

  • Range: 0 through 100

  • Default: 20

Required Privilege Level

maintenance—To view or add this statement in the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1.