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if-exceeding-pps (Hierarchical Policer)


Hierarchy Level


For MX Series routers , if-exceeding-pps allows you to configure a packets-per-second (pps)-based trigger for a premium or aggregate component of a hierarchical policer. When applied to the loopback interface (lo0), this kind of trigger can help protect the Routing Engine from DDoS attacks. When applied in other areas, to either transit or control traffic, it is a more fine-grained monitor.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

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 15.2.