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priority (DDoS)


Hierarchy Level

  • For MX Series routers, T4000 routers, and EX9200 switches:

  • For ACX Series routers, PTX Series routers, and QFX Series switches:


Configure the priority for the packet type within the parent protocol group. In the event of downstream traffic congestion, high priority packets are provided bandwidth before medium priority packets. In turn, medium priority packets are provided bandwidth before low priority packets. Packets are dropped when there is insufficient available bandwidth.


PTX10003 and PTX10008 routers don’t support this option.


level—Priority of the packet type, low, medium, or high.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.2.