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    Creating a Service Order for VPLS Access into Layer 3 Networks

    To select a service definition on which to base the new service order:

    1. Select Service View from the View Selector. The workspaces that are applicable to network and tunnel services are displayed.
    2. From the Junos Space user interface, click the Deploy icon in the Connectivity Services Director banner. The functionalities that you can configure in this mode are displayed in the task pane.
    3. From the View pane, click the plus sign (+) to expand the tree and select the type of service.
    4. Click the plus sign (+) beside Connectivity to view services based on protocols.
      • Expand the L3VPN Services tree to select a Layer 3 VPN Ethernet service.

      • Expand the P2P Services tree to select a point-to-point service.

      • Expand the VPLS Services tree to select a VPLS service.

    5. From the Tasks pane, select Service Provisioning > Deploy Services.

      The Manage Network Services page is displayed in the top half of the right pane, which displays all of the configured services. The Manage Service Orders page is displayed in the bottom half of the right pane, which displays all of the service orders corresponding to a service.

    6. From the Manage Network Services page, select New > VPLS Service Order.

      The Create VPLS Service Order window appears and shows a filtered inventory view of only those published service definitions designed to work with multipoint Ethernet services.

    7. From the Service Parameters page, select the service definition you want to base your service order
    8. Specify the General Settings.




      Enter a unique name for the VPLS multipoint service.

      The service order name can consist of only letters, numbers, and underscores.

      Note: The name you specify for a VPLS service order becomes the routing-instance name in the device configuration when you deploy the service. Consequently, you cannot use any Juniper Networks keywords, for example, “bgp” or “vpls”, as the name of a service order.


      Select the customer requesting the service. To speed your search, enter the first few letters of the customer name and then select from the list.

      If the customer is not in the list, you must add the customer to the database before proceeding. See Adding a New Customer.


      Enter a description of the service. This description appears in the information screens about the request or service instance created from the request.

      The Customer traffic type field is not selectable. Its value is set in the service definition.

      The Autopick Route Target field cannot be changed. Route targets are always selected automatically.

      Autopick route target

      Check the box if you are allowing the system to choose the VPLS routing instance.

      Note: The Autopick route target is not editable in service order. By default, the check box is always selected.

      Allow access to L3 network

      Check this box to create the access path into the Layer 3 network.

      Required for VPLS service orders with access into Layer 3 networks.

      Note: The Allow access to L3 network is not editable in service order. By default, the check box is always selected.

    9. Continue with the Node Settings page.

      Node Settings




      Specify the bandwidth or use the default that appears in the field.

      MTU (Bytes)

      Specify the MTU value or use the default that appears in the field.

      VLAN ID

      Specify the VLAN ID associated with the IRB subinterface that will provide the link into the Layer 3 network. This must be a VLAN that already exists.

      VLAN Tag to stack

      The VPLS service definition requires a normalized VLAN. Indicate the VLAN to push at the relevant end points. This should be the same VLAN specified as the VLAN ID.

    10. Click Next to display the device list where you will select the the interfaces for the endpoint devices.
    11. Select the devices you will use for this Layer 3 access.
    12. The VPLS service order requires three interface: One IRB interface for the tunnel and two endpoints to ping end-to-end. Add your three interfaces using the Site Settings page.
    13. Select the IRB interface and click Finish. The service order is saved.

    Modified: 2017-07-20