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Extensible Subscriber Services


Hierarchy Level


Configure the extensible subscriber services manager. Extensible Subscriber Services Manager (ESSM) is a background process that is part of the Intelligent Customer Extendable authentication, authorization, and accounting (ICE-AAA) framework, which supports customer extensible services for both business and residential subscribers.



Access profile name for time-accounting specified using this configuration. In most cases access-profile radius server information is same as control session access-profile. It is a mandatory configuration.


The ESSM daemon issues commit request at the interval specified in this configuration.


XML dictionary file is specified using this configuration command. It is a complete path with dictionary file name. The daemon takes action for the extensible-service request based on the XML description in the file. It is a mandatory configuration.

flat-file-profile Refer a flat-file accounting profile that defines the contents of a flat file that records accounting statistics collected from the Packet Forwarding Engine for an interface at regular intervals.
logical-interface-init-range Logical interface unit range. The daemon assigns the first available unit number in the range specified. Default low is 1 and high is 16385.

Number of control subscriber sessions supported can be limited by using this configuration command. Default maximum is 1000.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

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 15.1R1.