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Hierarchy Level


Configure the maximum number of fragments permitted in a packet before the packet is dropped.


number-of-fragments—Maximum number of fragments permitted.

  • Range: 1 to 250 fragments.

  • Default: 64 fragments.

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 12.1.

Statement added in Junos OS Release 20.3R1 for Next Gen Services on MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers.