Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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policy action name <action-group-name> police then action drop

Controls the definition of a drop action, on 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.
then
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.
drop
Defines the action to take with packets that exceed the policer's bandwidth/rate limit.