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burst-size-limit (Hierarchical Policer)


Hierarchy Level


On M40e, M120, and M320 (with FFPC and SFPC) edge routers; on MPCs hosted on MX Series routers; on T320, T640, and T1600 core routers with Enhanced Intelligent Queuing (IQE) PICs; and on T4000 routers with Type 5 FPC and Enhanced Scaling Type 4 FPC, configure the burst-size limit for premium or aggregate traffic in a hierarchical policer.


bytes—Burst-size limit in bytes. The minimum recommended value is the maximum transmission unit (MTU) of the IP packets being policed. You can specify the value either as a complete decimal number or as a decimal number followed by the abbreviation k (1000), m (1,000,000), or g (1,000,000,000).

  • Range: 1500 through 2,147,450,880 (1500 through 100,000,000,000 on MPCs hosted on MX Series routers)

Required Privilege Level

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.5.

Support at the [edit dynamic-profiles ... if exceeding] hierarchy level introduced in Junos OS Release 11.4.