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show pfe filter hw summary



Display a summary of the access control list (ACL; also known as firewall filter) ternary content-addressable memory (TCAM) hardware utilization to show the allocated, used, and free TCAM entry space.

Command supported on standalone QFX Series switches, QFX5100-only (pure QFX5100) Virtual Chassis Fabric (VCF), QFX5100-only (pure QFX5100) Virtual Chassis (VC), and QFX3500-only (pure QFX3500) VC.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show pfe filter hw summary command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show pfe filter hw summary Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description


ACL ingress and egress filter groups:

  • iRACL group—ingress routing ACL filter group

  • iVACL group—ingress VLAN ACL filter group

  • iPACL group—ingress port ACL filter group

  • ePACL group—egress port ACL filter group

  • eVACL group—egress VLAN ACL filter group

  • eRACL group—egress routing ACL filter group

  • eRACL IPv6 group—egress IPv6 routing ACL filter group


Internal identification number of the filter group.


Number of TCAM filter entries allocated to the filter group.


Number of TCAM filter entries used by the filter group.


Number of TCAM filter entries available for use by the filter group.

Sample Output

show pfe filter hw summary

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D10.

Command supported on EX Series in Junos OS Release 23.4R1.