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interface-client-limit (DHCP Relay Agent)


Hierarchy Level


Set the maximum number of DHCP (or DHCPv6) subscribers or clients per interface allowed for a specific group or for all groups. A group specification takes precedence over a global specification for the members of that group. Use the statement at the [edit ... dhcpv6] hierarchy levels to configure DHCPv6 support.

M120 and M320 routers do not support DHCPv6.


Do not use this statement for dual-stack subscribers. Instead, use the dual-stack-interface-client-limit statement for dual-stack subscribers.


No limit


number—Maximum number of clients allowed.

  • Range: 1 through 500,000

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 9.2.

Support at the [edit ... dhcpv6] hierarchy levels introduced in Junos OS Release 11.4.