ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs Overview

The E120 and E320 routers support the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA. Other E Series routers do not support the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA.

The ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is offered in a halfheight size that enables you to configure it in either of the two IOA bays that are available for each slot. You can install the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA in both IOA bays. For more information about installing IOAs, see the E120 and E320 Hardware Guide.

The ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA has eight ports. The IOA can use either fiber-optic or copper SFPs. The IOA accepts up to four pairs (Tx/Rx) of LC-style fiber-optic connectors that support different optical modes and cabling distances. Alternatively, the IOA supports up to eight pairs of copper SFPs.

Note: The ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA has a logical port, numbered port 8, that is reserved for the hardware multicast packet replication feature. For more information, see JunosE Multicast Routing Configuration Guide.

The ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA pairs with either the ES2 4G line module (LM), ES2 10G LM, and the ES2 10G ADV LM to provide access services.

ES2 4G LM Combination

For more information about the ES2 4G LM, see ES2 4G Line Module.

When paired with the ES2 4G LM, you can combine the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA in a slot with one of the following IOA types:

Bandwidth and Line Rate Considerations

Table 16 lists the average data rate on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 4G LM installed.

Table 16: Average Data Rate for One ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA Installed with an ES2 4G LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps Configuration (E320 router)

120 Gbps and 320 Gbps Configurations
(E120 and E320 routers)

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Average Data Rate per ES2 4G LM

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Average Data Rate per ES2 4G LM

All eight ports

412.5 Mbps per port

412.5 Mbps per port

475 Mbps per port

475 Mbps per port

Any four ports

825 Mbps per port

825 Mbps per port

950 Mbps per port

950 Mbps per port

Any two ports

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

Table 17 lists the average data rate on two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 4G LM installed.

Table 17: Average Data Rate for Two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs Installed with an ES2 4G LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps Configuration (E320 router)

120 Gbps and 320 Gbps Configurations
(E120 and E320 routers)

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Average Data Rate per ES2 4G LM

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Average Data Rate per ES2 4G LM

All sixteen ports

206.25 Mbps per port

206.25 Mbps per port

237.5 Mbps per port

237.5 Mbps per port

Any eight ports

412.5 Mbps per port

412.5 Mbps per port

475 Mbps per port

475 Mbps per port

Any four ports

825 Mbps per port

825 Mbps per port

950 Mbps per port

950 Mbps per port

Any two ports

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

1 Gbps per port

Table 18 lists the average data rate when combining an ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA in one adapter bay with the ES2-S1 OC3-8 ATM IOA, or the ES2-S1 OC12-2 ATM IOA, or the ES2-S1 OC12-2 POS IOA in another adapter bay. Because the OC3/STM1 and OC12/STM4 IOAs use less than half of the full bandwidth of the ES2 4G LM, the router allocates these IOAs as much bandwidth as they can use. The ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA uses any remaining bandwidth.

Each OC12/STM4 port has a maximum theoretical bandwidth of 622 Mbps. Each OC3/STM1 port has a maximum theoretical bandwidth of 155 Mbps. Therefore, the OC12/STM4 IOAs have a maximum theoretical bandwidth of 1.244 Gbps and the OC3/STM1 IOA has an maximum theoretical bandwidth of 1.244 Gbps.

Table 18: Average Data Rate for ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA Combined with Other IOA Types in Same Slot

 

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

 

Average Data Rate per OC12/STM4 IOA

100 Gbps Configuration
(E320 router)

Average Data Rate
per ES2 4G LM

120 Gbps and 320 Gbps Configurations
(E120 and E320 routers)

Average Data Rate
per ES2 4G LM

257 Mbps per port (Ports 0–7)

622 Mbps per port (Ports 0 and 1)

GE-8 IOA—257 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4—622 Mbps per port

GE-8 IOA—319.5 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4—622 Mbps per port

 

334.75 Mbps per port (Ports 0–7)

622 Mbps (Port 1)

GE-8 IOA—334.75 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4 IOA—622 Mbps for port 1

GE-8 IOA—397.25 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4 IOA—622 Mbps for port 1

 

387.5 Mbps per port (Ports 0–7)

100 Mbps per port (Ports 0 and 1)

GE-8 IOA—387.5 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4 IOA—100 Mbps per port

GE-8 IOA—450 Mbps per port

OC12/STM4 IOA—100 Mbps per port

 

Managing High-Density Ethernet

With a 100 Gbps fabric configuration, the overall data rate for the ES2 4G LM with ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs is 3.3 Gbps. With a 120 Gbps fabric configuration or a 320 Gbps fabric configuration, the overall data rate for the ES2 4G LM with ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs is 3.8 Gbps. In both configurations, the line module becomes highly oversubscribed because of the IOA available wire rate. When paired with the ES2 4G LM, the data rate of the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is bandwidth limited with larger frames, and the packet rate is limited with smaller frames.

Note: The overall data rate of the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is 0.1 Gbps less than other IOAs that pair with the ES2 4G LM because of fair bandwidth allocation across the eight ports.

Currently, flow control using MAC pause frames is disabled on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA. The IOA does not transmit or receive pause frames.

For more information about high-density Ethernet on E Series routers, see High-Density Ethernet Overview.

ES2 10G LM Combination

When paired with the ES2 10G LM, you can only combine the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA in a slot with another ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA.

With a 100 Gbps fabric configuration, the E320 router can accommodate up to 2 combinations of ES2 10G LMs and ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs. You must install a combination in either of the turbo slots (slot 2 or slot 4). The 100 Gbps allocates 10 Gbps of overall bandwidth to each of these slots.

With a 120 Gbps fabric configuration, the E120 router can accommodate up to 6 combinations of ES2 10G LMs and ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs. You can install a combination in any of the line module slots, each of which is allocated 10 Gbps of overall bandwidth.

With a 320 Gbps fabric configuration, the E320 router can accommodate up to 12 combinations of ES2 10G LMs and ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs. You can install a combination in any of the line module slots, each of which is allocated 10 Gbps of overall bandwidth.

Bandwidth and Line Rate Considerations

Each ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is connected to the ES2 10G LM through a 5 Gbps bus. Therefore, the aggregate bandwidth of any IOA is limited to 5 Gbps.

Table 19 lists the average data rate on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 10G LM installed.

Table 19: Average Data Rate for One ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA Installed with an ES2 10G LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps, 120 Gbps, or 320 Gbps Configuration

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Any five ports

1 Gbps per port

All eight ports

625 Mbps per port

Table 20 lists the average data rate of two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 10G LM installed.

Table 20: Average Data Rate for Two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs Installed with an ES2 10G LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps, 120 Gbps, or 320 Gbps Configuration

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

All sixteen ports

625 Mbps per port

Any five ports on each IOA

1 Gbps per port

Managing High-Density Ethernet

When installed in an E120 or an E320 router with any SRP module combination, the overall data rate for the ES2 10G LM with one ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is limited to 5 Gbps. The overall data rate for the ES2 10G LM with two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs is limited to 10 Gbps. In all configurations, the line module can become oversubscribed because of the IOA available wire rate (8 Gbps).

Currently, flow control using MAC pause frames is disabled on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA. The IOA does not transmit or receive pause frames.

For more information about high-density Ethernet on E Series routers, see High-Density Ethernet Overview.

ES2 10G ADV LM Combination

You can combine an ES2–S1 GE-8 IOA in a slot only with another ES2–S1 GE-8 IOA when paired with the ES2 10G ADV LM.

With a 120 Gbps fabric configuration, the E120 router can accommodate up to 6 combinations of ES2 10G ADV LMs and ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs. You can install a combination in any of the line module slots, each of which is allocated 10 Gbps of overall bandwidth.

With a 320 Gbps fabric configuration, the E320 router can accommodate up to 12 combinations of ES2 10G ADV LMs and ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs. You can install a combination in any of the line module slots, each of which is allocated 10 Gbps of overall bandwidth.

Bandwidth and Line Rate Considerations

Each ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is connected to the ES2 10G ADV LM through a 5 Gbps bus. Therefore, the aggregate bandwidth of any IOA is limited to 5 Gbps.

Table 21 lists the average data rate on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 10G ADV LM installed.

Table 21: Average Data Rate for One ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA Installed with an ES2 10G ADV LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps, 120 Gbps, or 320 Gbps Configuration

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

Any five ports

1 Gbps per port

All eight ports

625 Mbps per port

Table 22 lists the average data rate of two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs when installed in E120 and E320 routers with one ES2 10G ADV LM installed.

Table 22: Average Data Rate for Two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs Installed with an ES2 10G ADV LM

 

Port Combination

100 Gbps, 120 Gbps, or 320 Gbps Configuration

Average Data Rate per GE-8 IOA
(> 128 Byte Packets)

All sixteen ports

625 Mbps per port

Any five ports on each IOA

1 Gbps per port

Managing High-Density Ethernet

When installed in an E120 or E320 router with any SRP module combination, the overall data rate for the ES2 10G ADV LM with one ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA is limited to 5 Gbps. The overall data rate for the ES2 10G ADV LM with two ES2-S1 GE-8 IOAs is limited to 10 Gbps. In all configurations, the line module can become oversubscribed because of the IOA available wire rate (8 Gbps).

Currently, flow control using MAC pause frames is disabled on the ES2-S1 GE-8 IOA. The IOA does not transmit or receive pause frames.

For more information about high-density Ethernet on E Series routers, see High-Density Ethernet Overview.

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