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Hierarchy Level


Configure the maximum number of connections attempts per minute, per protocol (either IPv6 or IPv4) on an access service. For example, a rate limit of 10 allows 10 IPv6 ssh session connection attempts per minute and 10 IPv4 ssh session connection attempts per minute.


150 connections


rate-limit limit—(Optional) Maximum number of connection attempts allowed per minute, per IP protocol (either IPv4 or IPv6).

  • Range: 1 through 250

  • Default: 150

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.