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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