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Service Filter Nonterminating Actions

Service filters support different sets of terminating actions for each protocol family.


Service filters do not support the next term action.

Table 1 describes the nonterminating actions you can configure in a service filter term.

Table 1: Nonterminating Actions for Service Filters

Nonterminating Action


Protocol Families

count counter-name

Count the packet in the named counter.

  • inet

  • inet6


Log the packet header information in a buffer within the Packet Forwarding Engine. You can access this information by issuing the show firewall log command at the command-line interface (CLI).

  • inet

  • inet6


Port-mirror the packet based on the specified family. Supported on M120 routers, M320 routers configured with Enhanced III FPCs, MX Series routers, and EX Series switches only.

  • inet

  • inet6


Sample the packet.

  • inet

  • inet6