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Changes in Behavior and Syntax

 

This section lists the changes in behavior of Junos OS features and changes in the syntax of Junos OS statements and commands from Junos OS Release 17.1R2 for the ACX Series.

General Routing

  • For the routing command, starting in Junos 15.1F3, 15.1R2, 15.1R3, and 15.2R1, 64-bit mode is enabled by default on systems that support it and that have at least 16 GB of RAM.

MPLS

  • Representation for OSPF DR node—Up until version -10 of the BGP-LS draft, the OSPF DR node representation was ambiguous. One could represent DR node as 'AdvertisingRouterId-InterfaceIpAddress' or 'InterfaceIpAddress-1'. Junos OS used to follow 'InterfaceIpAddress-1' format. Starting with version '-11' of the BGP-LS draft, the representation for OSPF DR node must be 'AdvertisingRouterId-InterfaceIpaddress'. Junos OS now follows the latest format.

Services Applications

  • Device discovery with device-initiated connection (ACX Series)—In Junos OS Release 17.1R1 and later releases, when you configure statements and options under the [system services ssh] hierarchy and commit the configuration, make sure that the system reaches a stable state before you commit any outbound-ssh configurations.

    You use the device discovery feature in the Devices workspace to add devices to Junos Space Network Management Platform. By default, Junos Space manages devices by initiating and maintaining a connection to the device.

    [See Device Discovery Overview.]

System Management

  • Peers option not supported in batch configuration mode— Starting in Junos OS Release 17.1R1, the peers option at the [edit system commit] hierarchy level is not supported in batch configuration mode.

User Interface and Configuration

  • Integers in configuration data in JSON format are displayed without quotation marks (ACX Series)—Starting in Junos OS Release 17.1R1, integers in Junos OS configuration data emitted in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format are not enclosed in quotation marks. Prior to Junos OS Release 17.1, integers in JSON configuration data were treated as strings and enclosed in quotation marks.

  • Changes to the show system schema module juniper-command output directory (ACX Series)—Starting in Junos OS Release 17.1R1, when you issue the show system schema module juniper-command operational command in the Junos OS CLI, the device places the generated output files in the current working directory, which defaults to the user’s home directory. Prior to Junos OS Release 17.1R1, the generated output files are placed in the /var/tmp directory.