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Multilink Services PIC (M40e Router)

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Software release

  • JUNOS 5.3 and later


  • Power requirement: 0.17 A/48 V= 8 W
  • Available versions:
    • 4 multilink bundles
    • 32 multilink bundles
    • 128 multilink bundless
  • Can be used as a discrete connection or as a channel

Note: If you configure a unit number larger than the allowable limit on the 4-bundle or 32-bundle Multilink Services PIC, an error will be logged in /var/log/messages and the configuration will fail.

Hardware features

  • Supports up to eight links per multilink bundle
  • Bonding T1 links enable service ranging from 1.5 Mbps through 12 Mbps
  • Bonding E1 links enable service ranging from 2 Mbps through 16 Mbps

Software features

  • Full configuration flexibility
  • Bundles can be built from any interface within the chassis
  • Enables providers to offer a scalable multimegabit access service based on T1 or E1 links
  • Protocol support:
    • Multilink PPP—MLPPP (RFC 1990) for T1 and E1 bonding
    • Multilink Frame Relay—MLFR (FRF.15) for T1 and E1 bonding

Note: This PIC does not support graceful switchover. Graceful switchover can not be configured on routers that this PIC is installed in.

Cables and connectors

  • None


One bicolor:

  • Off—PIC is offline
  • Green—PIC is online and at least one configured bundle is operating
  • Amber—PIC is online, but no configured bundles are operating

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