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Learn how to install, configure, and operate Vyatta Network Operating System (Vyatta NOS), which helps to drive our virtual networking and physical platforms portfolio.

policy action name <action-group-name> police tc <token-bucket-period>

Controls the definition of the token bucket period that the policer uses to limit the bandwidth of a stream of packets that Vyatta NOS directs to the action group that you specify.

policy
This keyword exists for 'organizational' purposes only, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings.
action
This keyword exists for 'organizational' purposes only, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings.
name <action-group-name>
The name of a QoS action group.
police
This keyword exists mainly for 'organizational' purposes, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings. However, it also introduces some additional bandwidth or rate limit restrictions on packets that the system identifies by the match rule that you specify elsewhere in the command string.
tc <token-bucket-period>
Defines how often tokens are added to the policer's token bucket.