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Hierarchy Level


Configure the policing action to be taken when the traffic exceeds the limits set for the policer.

This action is associated with the ATM policer only if policing is enabled on the ATM interface.


discard—Discard traffic at ingress that exceeds the rate limit. These packets are discarded but not counted.

discard-tag—Discard and tag packets at ingress that exceed the rate limit. These packets are discarded and counted.

count—Count all the packets that are received at ingress.

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.