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Configuring Application-Aware Policy Control for Subscriber Management

This topic gives an overview of the tasks you perform to configure policy control for subscriber management based on the layer 7 application that traffic is using or on the particular Layer 3 or Layer 4 service data flow.


Starting in Junos OS Release 19.3R2, application-aware policy control is also supported if you have enabled Next Gen Services on the MX240, MX480 or MX960 router with the MX-SPC3 card.

To configure policy control:

  1. Install service packages on any MS-MPC PICs that perform application-aware policy control, or on the MX-SPC3 services card if you have enabled Next Gen Services on either the MX240, MX480, or MX860.
  2. Configure any service data flow filters to be used in PCC rules.
  3. Configure any custom applications to be used in PCC rules.
  4. Configure the PCC action profiles to be used in PCC rules.
  5. Configure PCC rules.
  6. (Optional) Configure PCC rulebases.
  7. Configure a policy and charging enforcement function (PCEF) profile.
  8. Configure a service set for application-aware policy control.
  9. Perform one of the following: