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show policer



Display statistics about configured policers.



Display the count of policed packets for all configured policers in the system.


(Optional) Display the count of policed packets for the specified policer.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show policer command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show policer Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Level of Output


Name of filter that is configured with the filter statement at the [edit firewall] hierarchy level.

All levels


Display policer information:

  • Filter—Name of filter that specifies the policer action.

  • Name—Name of policer.

  • Packets—Number of packets that matched the filter term where the policer action is specified. This is the number of packets that exceed the rate limits that the policer specifies.

All levels

Sample Output

show policer

show policer (policer-name)

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0.