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Hierarchy Level


(Required) Configure the PFE exception category type and assign a particular inline-monitoring instance to it.



Name of the category. Include more than one category statement in your configuration if you want reporting for more than one exception type (Junos OS only). You can specify one of the following types on each category statement:

  • all—(Junos OS Evolved only) All exceptions

  • firewall—(Junos OS only) Firewall exceptions

  • forwarding-state—(Junos OS only) Forwarding-state-related exceptions

  • layer2—(Junos OS only) Layer 2 exceptions

  • layer3—(Junos OS only) Layer 3 exceptions

  • packet-errors—(Junos OS only) Packet-format-error-related exceptions

inline-monitoring-instance inline-monitoring-instance Assign a particular inline-monitoring instance to the exception reporting category.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 21.2R1 for MX Series routers.

Statement introduced in Junos Evolved OS Release 22.2R1 for PTX Series routers.