Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Command Reference
R Commands
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R Commands

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R Commands

rate-limit cpu direction


R Commands


This chapter describes the Cisco NX-OS interface commands that begin with R.

rate-limit cpu direction

To set the packet per second (PPS) rate limit for an interface, use the rate-limit cpu direction command. To revert ot the default value, use the no form of this command.

rate-limit cpu direction {both | input | output} pps pps_value action log

no rate-limit cpu direction {both | input | output} pps pps_value action log

Syntax Description

both

Sets the maximum input and output packet rate.

input

Sets the maximum input packet rate.

output

Sets the maximum output packet rate.

pps pps_value

Specifies the packets per second. The range is from 0 to 100,000.

action

Specifies the action is logged.

log

Writes a syslog message if the PPS value matches or exceeds the specified rate limit.


Command Default

None

Command Modes

Interface configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification

6.0(2)N1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

This command does not require a license.

Examples

This example shows how to set the maximum input packet rate to 3 for an interface and enable the logging of syslog messages:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# interface ethernet 1/5
switch(config-if)# rate-limit cpu direction input pps 3 action log
switch(config-if)#
 
   

Related Commands

Command
Description

show running-config

Displays the running system configuration information.


Related Commands

Command
Description

remote ip address

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remote vrf

Configures the virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) instance for a remote machine.

show svs connections

Displays SVS connection information.

svs connection

Enables an SVS connection.