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then (Policers)


Hierarchy Level


Configure a policer action.


policer-action—Allowed policer actions are discard, loss-priority high, and loss-priority low. discard causes the system to drop traffic that exceeds the rate limits defined by the policer. Use loss-priority high to allow the system to forward matching traffic in some cases.


If you specify a policer in an egress firewall filter, the only supported action is discard.

Required Privilege Level

firewall—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1.