Release Notes: Junos® OS Release 17.4R2 for the ACX Series, EX Series, MX Series, NFX Series, PTX Series, QFX Series, SRX Series, and Junos Fusion

 

18 September 2018

Table of Contents

Introduction
Junos OS Release Notes for ACX Series
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Management
Timing and Synchronization
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Management
Security
Subscriber Management and Services
Known Behavior
Known Issues
Interfaces and Chassis
Resolved Issues
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for EX Series Switches
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
EVPNs
Restoration Procedures and Failure Handling
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Hardware
Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA)
EVPNs
Junos OS XML API and Scripting
Layer 2 Features
Management
Multicast
Routing Protocols
Software Installation and Upgrade
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
EVPNs
Management
Network Management and Monitoring
Security
Software Licensing
Subscriber Management and Services
Virtual Chassis
Known Behavior
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Platform and Infrastructure
Virtual Chassis
Known Issues
Infrastructure
Platform and Infrastructure
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Authentication and Access Control
EVPN
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPNs
Infrastructure
Junos Fusion Enterprise
Layer 2 Features
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Port Security
User Interface and Configuration
Virtual Chassis
VLAN Infrastructure
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for Junos Fusion Data Center
New and Changed Features
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Known Behavior
Junos Fusion Data Center
Known Issues
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: Junos OS Release 17.4R2
Resolved Issues: Junos OS Release 17.4R1
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Basic Procedure for Upgrading an Aggregation Device
Preparing the Switch for Satellite Device Conversion
Autoconverting a Switch into a Satellite Device
Manually Converting a Switch into a Satellite Device
Configuring a Switch into a Satellite Device Before Connecting It to a Junos Fusion Topology
Configuring Satellite Device Upgrade Groups
Converting a Satellite Device to a Standalone Device
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Downgrading from Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Junos OS Release Notes for Junos Fusion Enterprise
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Junos Fusion Enterprise
Known Behavior
Junos Fusion Enterprise
Known Issues
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Basic Procedure for Upgrading Junos OS on an Aggregation Device
Upgrading an Aggregation Device with Redundant Routing Engines
Preparing the Switch for Satellite Device Conversion
Converting a Satellite Device to a Standalone Switch
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Downgrading from Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware and Software Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for Junos Fusion Provider Edge
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Hardware
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Security
Known Behavior
Junos Fusion Provider Edge
Known Issues
Junos Fusion Provider Edge
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Junos Fusion Provider Edge
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Junos Fusion Provider Edge
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Basic Procedure for Upgrading an Aggregation Device
Upgrading an Aggregation Device with Redundant Routing Engines
Preparing the Switch for Satellite Device Conversion
Converting a Satellite Device to a Standalone Device
Upgrading an Aggregation Device
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Downgrading from Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platforms
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
EVPNs
Interfaces and Chassis
Restoration Procedures and Failure Handling
Software Installation and Upgrade
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Hardware
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) (RADIUS)
Class of Service (CoS)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
EVPNs
General Routing
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Interfaces and Chassis
Junos OS XML API and Scripting
Layer 2 Features
Logical Systems
Management
MPLS
Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM)
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Software Installation and Upgrade
Subscriber Management and Services
System Logging
User interface and Configuration
VPNs
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
EVPNs
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Interfaces and Chassis
Management
MPLS
Multicast
Network Management and Monitoring
Routing Protocols
Security
Services Applications
Software Defined Networking
Software Installation and Upgrade
Software Licensing
Subscriber Management and Services
User Interface and Configuration
Known Behavior
General Routing
EVPN
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
MPLS
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
Software Installation and Upgrade
Subscriber Management and Services
Known Issues
General Routing
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPN
Forwarding and Sampling
General Routing
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Features
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
VPNs
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Application Layer Gateways (ALGs)
Authentication and Access Control
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPN
Forwarding and Sampling
General Routing
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Features
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
MPLS
Multicast
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
Software Installation and Upgrade
Subscriber Access Management
User Interface and Configuration
VPNs
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Class of Service (CoS)
Forwarding and Sampling
General Routing
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
Layer 2 Features
MPLS
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
Software Installation and Upgrade
Subscriber Access Management
User Interface and Configuration
VPNs
Documentation Updates
Subscriber Management Provisioning guide
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Basic Procedure for Upgrading to Release 17.4
Procedure to Upgrade to FreeBSD 11.x-Based Junos OS
Procedure to Upgrade to FreeBSD 6.x-Based Junos OS
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Upgrading a Router with Redundant Routing Engines
Downgrading from Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for NFX Series
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Known Behavior
Known Issues
Known Issues: 17.4R2
Known Issues: 17.4R1
Resolved Issues
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Basic Procedure for Upgrading to Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
NFX250 Software Version Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for PTX Series Packet Transport Routers
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Hardware
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Interfaces and Chassis
IPv6
Junos OS XML API and Scripting
Layer 2 Features
Layer 3 Features
Management
MPLS
Routing Protocols
Security
Services Applications
Software Installation and Upgrade
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Class of Service (CoS)
Interfaces and Chassis
Management
MPLS
Multicast
Network Management and Monitoring
Security
Software Licensing
Subscriber Management and Services
Known Behavior
General Routing
Interfaces and Chassis
Known Issues
General Routing
Interfaces and Chassis
MPLS
Platform and Infrastructure
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
General Routing
Infrastructure
MPLS
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
VPNs
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
General Routing
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Upgrading a Router with Redundant Routing Engines
Basic Procedure for Upgrading to Release 17.4
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for the QFX Series
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Restoration Procedures and Failure Handling
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
Hardware
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPNs
General Routing
Interfaces and Chassis
Junos OS XML API and Scripting
Management
Multicast
MPLS
Network Management and Monitoring
Port Security
Routing Protocols
Services Applications
Software Installation and Upgrade
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPNs
General Routing
Management
MPLS
Network Management and Monitoring
Security
Software Licensing
Virtual Chassis
Known Behavior
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPN
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Features
MPLS
Routing Protocols
Platform and Infrastructure
Virtual Chassis
Known Issues
EVPN
Layer 2 Features
MPLS
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPN
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
Layer 2 Features
MPLS
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Protocols
Software Installation and Upgrade
Virtual Chassis
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Class of Service (CoS)
EVPNs
Hardware
High Availability (HA) and Resiliency
Infrastructure
Interfaces and Chassis
Junos Fusion Satellite Software
Layer 2 Features
MPLS
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Port Security
Routing Protocols
Software Licensing
Virtual Chassis
VLAN Infrastructure
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrading Software on QFX Series Switches
Installing the Software on QFX10002 Switches
Upgrading Software from Junos OS Release 15.1X53-D3X to Junos OS Release 15.1X53-D60, 15.1X53-D61.7, 15.1X53-D62, and 15.1X53-D63 on QFX10008 and QFX10016 Switches
Installing the Software on QFX10008 and QFX10016 Switches
Performing a Unified ISSU
Preparing the Switch for Software Installation
Upgrading the Software Using Unified ISSU
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility Tool
Junos OS Release Notes for SRX Series
New and Changed Features
Release 17.4R2 New and Changed Features
Chassis Cluster
Release 17.4R1-S1 New and Changed Features
Chassis Cluster
Hardware
Platforms and Infrastructure
Security
System Logging
Release 17.4R1 New and Changed Features
ALG
Application Security
Authentication and Access
Chassis Cluster
Class of Service (CoS)
Flow-based and Packet-based Processing
GPRS
Hardware
Interface and Chassis
Installation and Upgrade
Logical System
Management
NAT
Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
Routing Protocols
System Logging
Screens
UTM
VPN
Changes in Behavior and Syntax
Chassis Cluster
IDP
Forwarding and Sampling
System Logging
User Interface and Configuration
Known Behavior
Authentication and Access
Chassis Clustering
Install and Upgrade
Interfaces and Chassis
J-Web
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
User Interface and Configuration
VPNs
Known Issues
Outstanding Issues
Application Layer Gateways (ALGs)
Chassis Cluster
Class of Service (CoS)
Flow-based and Packet-based Processing
Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP)
Interfaces and Routing
Interfaces and Chassis
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
Routing Protocols
VPNs
Resolved Issues
Resolved Issues: 17.4R2
Application Layer Gateways (ALGs)
Authentication and Access Control
Chassis Clustering
Class of Service (CoS)
Flow-Based and Packet-Based Processing
General Routing
Interfaces and Chassis
Interfaces and Routing
Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP)
J-Web
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
Routing Protocols
Software Installation and Upgrade
System Logs
User Firewall and Authentication
Unified Threat Management (UTM)
Upgrade and Downgrade
VLAN Infrastructure
VPNs
Resolved Issues: 17.4R1
Application Layer Gateways (ALGs)
Chassis Cluster
Class of Service (CoS)
Flow-Based and Packet-Based Processing
Interfaces and Chassis
J-Web
Layer 2 Ethernet Services
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Network Management and Monitoring
Platform and Infrastructure
Routing Policy and Firewall Filters
System Logging
Unified Threat Management (UTM)
VPNs
Documentation Updates
Migration, Upgrade, and Downgrade Instructions
Upgrade and Downgrade Scripts for Address Book Configuration
About Upgrade and Downgrade Scripts
Running Upgrade and Downgrade Scripts
Upgrade and Downgrade Support Policy for Junos OS Releases and Extended End-Of-Life Releases
Product Compatibility
Hardware Compatibility
Third-Party Components
Upgrading Using ISSU
Compliance Advisor
Finding More Information
Requesting Technical Support
Revision History