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Hierarchy Level


Configure global settings that apply to all logical systems in the device.


cpu-control—Enable CPU utilization control.

cpu-control-target percent—Specify the upper limit for CPU utilization on the device under normal operating conditions.

  • Range: 0 through 100 percent (decimal point allowed).

  • Default: 80 percent.


The cpu-control option must be specified for the cpu-control-target value to take effect.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.4.