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client-type (Subscriber Limits)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the maximum number of subscribers of the client type that are allowed to be logged in. You can configure limits for subscribers per chassis, per MPC, per MIC, and per port. When the configured maximum number of subscribers is logged in for any level, subsequent logins at that level are denied until the current number of subscribers drops below the maximum allowed.



Type of client for which subscriber limits are configured.

  • Values:

    • any—Apply the limit to the sum of all DHCP, L2TP, and PPPoE clients.

    • dhcp—Apply the limit to DHCP clients.

    • l2tp—Apply the limit to L2TP clients.

    • pppoe—Apply the limit to PPPoE clients.

The remaining statements are explained separately. Search for a statement in CLI Explorer or click a linked statement in the Syntax section for details.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 17.3R1.