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message-flood (Security MGCP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the message-flood parameter to limit the number of Media Gateway messages processed per second. Messages exceeding the threshold are dropped by the Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) Application Layer Gateway (ALG). This feature is disabled by default.


threshold rate —Number of connection requests per second allowed per Media Gateway.

  • Range: 2 through 50000

  • Default: 1000

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 8.5.