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limit (Security SCTP)


Hierarchy Level


Use the limit option to set the rate limit per association for local Services Processing Unit (SPU) packets. You can configure a GPRS SCTP profile by setting the limit rate parameter and the payload protocol parameter for SCTP inspection.

From Junos OS Release 20.4R1 onwards, the [edit security gprs sctp profile profile-name] hierarchy level is replaced by [edit security sctp profile profile-name].


address ip-address

To set Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP), Subsystem-Prohibited (SSP), and Subsystem Status Test (SST) messages rate limit to an IP address. The IP address can accept either an IPv4 address or an IPv6 address.

sccp rate-limit

To set the SCCP messages rate limit.

ssp rate-limit

To set the SSP messages rate limit.

sst rate-limit

To set the SSP messages rate limit.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.2. Statement is modified in Junos OS Release 12.1X46-D10. Support for address option accepting both IPv4 and IPv6 formats added in Junos OS Release 12.1X47-D10.