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OpenFlow Support on Juniper Networks Devices

 

Starting with Junos OS Release 14.2R1, OpenFlow v1.3.1 support is introduced. The following Juniper Networks devices support OpenFlow v1.0, and OpenFlow v1.3.1:

  • EX4600 Switches

  • EX9200 Line of Ethernet Switches

  • MX80, MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, and MX2020 Universal Routing Platforms

  • QFX5100 Switches

For these Juniper Networks devices, the OpenFlow software is included in the jsdn package, which is in turn included in the Junos OS software (jinstall) package.

Table 1 lists support for various OpenFlow features on Juniper Networks devices that support OpenFlow.

Table 1: OpenFlow Features Supported on Juniper Networks Devices

Juniper Networks Device

Basic OpenFlow Functionality

Hybrid Interfaces

Multi-VLAN Support

OpenFlow over MPLS

EX9200 Line of Ethernet Switches

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

MX80, MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, MX2020 Universal Routing Platforms

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

QFX5100 Ethernet and EX4600 Switches

Yes

No

Yes

No

Release History Table
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Starting with Junos OS Release 14.2R1, OpenFlow v1.3.1 support is introduced.