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Recommeded maximum policy capacity of SRX branch



Article ID: KB30524 KB Last Updated: 11 Sep 2015Version: 1.0

This article describes how to know the recommended maximum policy capacity of an SRX branch.


Open the /var/log/nsd_chk_only file. This file contains policy capacity configuration.


root> show log nsd_chk_only | match "max "
Max Policy = 512
Max Policy Context = 128
Max Policy per Context = 512
Max Statistics Counter = 256
Max Address per Policy = 1024
Max Applications per Policy = 128
Max Role per Policy = 128
Max Scheduler = 128
Max Security Zones = 12
Max Security Address Books = 12

These numbers are different than those described in the following datasheet:

Which data is correct?


While the numbers shown in /var/log/nsd_chk_only are the actual numbers in our code, they are not meaningful for customers. They are not the "tested/qualified" numbers, as described in the data sheet according to systest process.


For the maximum "tested/qualified" capacity value number, please refer to the following data sheet:

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