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Hierarchy Level


Maximum system log messages per second allowed from this interface.


The message-rate-limit command can be configured only for physical service interfaces (sp-x/x/x) and not for redundancy services PIC interfaces (rspx).



—This option configures the maximum number of system log messages per second that can be formatted and sent from the PIC to either the Routing Engine (local) or to an external server (remote). The default rates are 10,000 for the Routing Engine and 800,000 for an external server.

  • Range: 0 through 2147483647

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced Junos OS Release 11.1.