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    Recommended System Configuration

    IP/MPLSView software is a client-server application. The IP/MPLSView server is installed on a Linux platform and can be accessed from an IP/MPLSView client installed on a Windows or Linux platform. Before installing IP/MPLSView, check your hardware specifications. We recommend the following system configuration.

    Note: IP/MPLSView Release 6.2.0 and later are not distributed on CD.

    Server Configuration

    Table 1 lists the recommended server configuration with IP/MPLSView.

    Table 1: Recommended Server Configuration

    Server Configuration

    64-bit Linux OS can be:

    • CentOS 6.7 - CentOS 7.2
    • Red Hat 6.7 - Red Hat 7.2

    Minimum 8 GB RAM

    Minimum 100 GB disk space

    Swap space can be configured as approximately two times the physical RAM

    For more information about Linux versions, including CentOS source-code monthstamps, see your operating system vendor. For more information about IP/MPLSView compatibility, contact the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center (JTAC).

    Client Configuration

    Table 2 lists the recommended client configuration with IP/MPLSView.

    Table 2: Recommended Client Configuration

    Client Configuration

    PC running:

    • Windows 10
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 7

    Linux

    XVGA monitor and graphics card

    Minimum 4 GB RAM

    100 MB disk space

    Traffic Data Collector Configuration

    Table 3 lists the recommended Traffic Data Collector configuration for the Online Traffic Collection Module.

    Table 3: Recommended Traffic Data Collector Configuration

    Traffic Data Collector Configuration

    Linux

    1 collector per 100 to 150 devices

    Minimum 4 GB RAM

    Minimum 75 GB disk space

    Note: One collector server can run many instances (10-20 or more) to distribute load but the total number of devices is limited.

    Browser Support

    Table 4 lists the operating systems and browsers supported with IP/MPLSView.

    Table 4: Browser Support

    OS

    Browser

    Windows 10

    • Google Chrome 56 and Chrome 55
    • Firefox 51 (32 bit), Firefox 50
    • Internet Explorer 11

    Windows 7

    • Google Chrome 56
    • Firefox 51 (32 bit)
    • Internet Explorer 11

    CentOS 7, CentOS 6.8

    • Google Chrome 56 (64 bit)
    • Firefox 51 (64 bit)

    VM Support

    Table 5 lists VM support with IP/MPLSView.

    Table 5: VM Support

    VM Support

    CentOS 6.7 - CentOS 7.2

    Red Hat 6.7 - Red Hat 7.2

    OpenStack Kilo, OpenStack Liberty

    Hardware Support

    Table 6 lists the hardware supported with IP/MPLSView.

    Table 6: Hardware Support

    Vendor

    Devices

    Juniper Networks

    • IP routers: Junos-based M, T, MX, PTX
    • Switches: Junos-based QFX
    • Other: Junos E and ERX
    • NetScreen Firewall

    Nokia (Alcatel)

    • IP routers: SR OS devices such as 7750, 7950, 7505
    • ATM devices: 7670, 7470, 5620, or PNNI-based routing

    Cisco Systems

    • Routers: IOS-based devices such as 7500, 7600, GSR 12000, ASR 900
    • Routers: IOS-XR-based devices such as GSR 12000, CRS-1/3/X, ASR 9000
    • ATM devices: IGX 8400, BPX 8600, MGX 8800, and Lightstream 1010
    • Optical: ONS 15454, 15327, 15000
    • PIX firewall

    Huawei

    • NetEngine Series and AR Series Enterprise

    Ericsson (Redback)

    • SmartEdge Services Router

    Brocade (Foundry)

    • NetIron IMR and XMR Series

    ECI Telecom LTD

    • T: :D A X

    Dell (Force10)

    • Force10 E Router

    Lucent Technologies (Ascend Communications)

    • B-STDX
    • CBX 500, GX 550

    Marconi

    • ForeRunner ASX, TNX

    net.com

    • Micro20, IDNX20/70/90
    • Promina 100/200/400/800
    • FrameXpress, CellXpress, SCLX
    • SCREAM 50/100
    • STM

    Nortel

    • Multiservice Switch: 6400/7400/15000/20000
    • MPE 9000 Series

    Sycamore

    • SN3000, SN16000, SN16000SC

    Coriant (Tellabs)

    • 8800 Multi-Service Router Series

    RAD

    • Megaplex Series, IPmux Series

    Modified: 2017-06-19