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forwarding-class (RFC 2544 Benchmarking)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the forwarding class to be used for test frames. The forwarding class specifies the manner in which the test frames are processed by the Packet Forwarding Engine of the router. If you do not configure this parameter, test frames are treated as best-effort traffic.



Name of the forwarding class. You must have previously configured this forwarding class by including the forwarding-class statement at the [edit class-of-service interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number] hierarchy level.

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 12.3X53.