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Hierarchy Level


(MX Series routers) Create a policer for each cell in the ATM packet. A policer defines the maximum traffic that can flow through an interface and further determines the actions to be taken when the traffic exceeds the defined limits.

When included at the [edit firewall] hierarchy level, the atm-policer statement creates a template, and you do not have to configure a policer individually for every ATM interface. To activate the ATM policer on an ATM interface, you must include the atm-policer statement in the [edit interface] hierarchy level.


policer-name—ATM policer name. The name can contain letters, numbers, and hyphens (-), and can be up to 255 characters long. To include spaces in the name, enclose it in quotation marks (“ ”).

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

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 12.1.