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too-many-requests (Security Antivirus Fallback Options Sophos Engine)


Hierarchy Level


If the total number of messages received concurrently exceeds the device limits, the content is either passed or blocked depending on the too-many-request fallback option. (The allowed request limit is not configurable.)


  • block—Log the error and deny the traffic

  • log-and-permit—Log the error and permit the traffic

  • permit—Permit the traffic

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1.

The [edit security utm default-configuration] hierarchy level is introduced in Junos OS Release 18.2R1.