create meter

create meter meter-name


This command creates a meter for ingress traffic rate limiting.

Syntax Description

meter-name Specifies the meter name.



Usage Guidelines

Meter names must begin with an alphabetical character and may contain alphanumeric characters and underscores ( _ ), but they cannot contain spaces. The maximum allowed length for a name is 32 characters. For meter name guidelines and a list of reserved names, see Object Names in the Switch Engine 32.2 User Guide .


The following command creates the meter maximum_bandwidth:
create meter maximum_bandwidth


This command was available in ExtremeXOS 11.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.