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pool (Security Destination NAT)


Hierarchy Level


Define a destination NAT pool to identify the pool uniquely.


  • pool-name—Name of the pool.

  • description—Description of the pool.

  • session-retain —To support destination FQDN NAT session continue to use existing IP from DNS resolution up to session lifetime. By default, the session-retain is disabled.

    When enabled, the retained sessions remain in the session table, and cleared only upon connection termination from clients, or timeout due to sessions being inactive, or when sessions are explicitly cleared by the user through CLI.

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 modified in Junos OS Release 9.6. The description option added in Junos OS Release 12.1.

The session-retain option added in Junos OS Release 23.1R1.