enable dos-protect simulated

enable dos-protect simulated


Enables simulated denial of service protection.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or variables.


The default is disabled.

Usage Guidelines

If simulated denial of service is enabled, no ACLs are created. This mode is useful to gather information about normal traffic levels on the switch. This will assist in configuring denial of service protection so that legitimate traffic is not blocked.


The following command enables simulated denial of service protection:

enable dos-protect simulated


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.3.

Platform Availability

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