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Protocols and Applications Supported on the MPC4E for MX Series Routers

 

Table 1 contains the first Junos OS Release support for protocols and applications on the MPC4E. The protocols and applications support feature parity with Junos OS Release 12.2. A dash indicates that the protocol or application is not supported.

Table 1: Protocols and Applications Supported by the MX Series MPC4E

Protocol or Application

First Supported Junos OS Release

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD)

12.3R2

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

12.3R2

Bridge protocol data units (BPDUs)

12.3R2

Class of service (CoS):

12.3R2

Class of service (CoS) per port:

  • Eight queues per port

  • Excess-rate and excess-priority configuration at the queue level

  • Shaping at the port level and queue level

  • Scheduling of queues based on weighted round-robin (WRR) per excess-priority class

  • Round-robin scheduling of the queues per priority class

  • Weighted random early detection (WRED)

  • Rate limit option for per-port queues

12.3R2

Note: Fine-grained queuing and input queuing are not supported.

Class of service (CoS) per virtual LAN (VLAN):

  • Accounting, filtering, and policing

  • IEEE 802.1p rewrite

  • Classification

  • Tricolor marking

12.3R2

Connectivity Fault Management (CFM) protocols and features (IEEE 802.1ag):

12.3R2

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Protection

12.3R2

Distributed Periodic Packet Management Process (PPMP)

12.3R2

Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) Tunnels—access side and server side

12.3R2

Ethernet Alarm Indication Signal (ETH-AIS)

12.3R2

Ethernet Ring Protection Switching with multiple G.8032 instances

12.3R2

12.3R2

Flexible Ethernet encapsulation

12.3R2

Graceful routing engine switchover (GRES)

12.3R2

Configuring Generic Routing Encapsulation Tunneling—access side and server side

12.3R2

IGMPv3 support with snooping disabled

12.3R2

Ingress and egress hierarchical class-of-service (CoS) shaping and hierarchical-scheduler:

  • Group of virtual LANs (VLANs) level

  • VLAN level

  • Port level

Inline flow monitoring

12.3R2

Intelligent oversubscription on the Trio MPC/MIC interfaces

12.3R2

Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB)

12.3R2

Unified In-service software upgrade (Unified ISSU)

13.3

Interoperability with MX Series Flexible PIC Concentrators (MX-FPC)

12.3R2

Interoperability with MPCs and existing DPCs

12.3R2

Interoperability with Juniper Networks 100-Gigabit Ethernet PIC

12.3R2

Interoperability with MX Series Application Services Modular Line Card (AS-MLC)

12.3R2

IPv4

12.3R2

IPv4 multicast

12.3R2

IPv6

12.3R2

IPv6 Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)

12.3R2

IPv6 multicast

12.3R2

IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP)

12.3R2

Immediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS)

12.3R2

ITU-T Y.1731 timestamping support (MX Series routers)

12.3R2

Flow monitoring and services:

  • Active monitoring (multiple v9 j-flow templates)

  • Active monitoring: cflowed v9 IPv6 templates

  • Active Monitoring: cflowd V9 per-PFE sampling support

  • Port mirroring for Layer 2 bridging traffic (family ethernet-switching)

    • Port mirroring for Layer 2 VPLS traffic (family vpls)

    • Port mirroring for Layer 2 VPN traffic over a circuit cross-connect (CCC)

    • Virtual private wire service (VPWS)

    • Flow monitoring on Multiservices DPCs

    • Packet slice for port mirroring

    • Inline Jflow monitoring (IPFIX)

12.3R2

Labeled-switched-paths (LSPs) including accounting, policers, and filtering

12.3R2

Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)

12.3R2

Layer 2 features:

  • Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB)

  • Spanning Tree Protocols

  • Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

  • Bridge Protocol Data Unit (BPDU) guard

  • Bridge Protocol Data Unit (BPDU) loop guard

  • Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)

  • Trunk ports

  • IEEE 802.1ad provider bridges

  • Multi-chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG)—active/active and active/standby

  • MC-LAG—active/active with IGMP snooping

  • MC-LAG VLAN –ccc interface encapsulation

  • Layer 2 Protocol Tunneling (L2PT) support

  • IGMP snooping with bridging, IRB, and VPLS

  • Layer 2 Learning and Forwarding in a Logical System Overview

  • Static Route Support

  • 64 members in a link aggregation group

  • Periodic packet management daemon (ppmd) and distributed PPMD for Link Aggregation Control Protocol process (LACPd)

Release

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 13.3R1 , 12.3R4

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 13.3R1

  • 13.3R1

  • 13.3R1

  • 13.3R1

  • 13.3R1

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 13.2R1

  • 13.2R1

Layer 3 Features:

Release

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 12.3R2

  • 13.2R1

  • 13.2R1

  • 13.2R1

Link aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad)

12.3R2

Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

12.3R2

Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

Local loopback

12.3R2

MAC learning, policing, accounting, and filtering

12.3R2

Mobile IP

Multiservices DPC (MS-DPC):

  • Junos Address Aware Network Addressing Overview

  • Intrusion Detection Service (IDS)

  • Graceful Routing Engine Switchover (GRES) for NAT

  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) interoperability

  • IP Security (IPSec) detection

  • Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) interoperability

  • Real-Time Performance Monitor (RPM) interoperabilitiy

  • GRE interoperability

13.2R1

Multi-chassis Link Aggregation (MC-LAG)

13.3R1

Multiple Tag Protocol Identifiers (TPIDs)

12.3R2

  • Switching of pseudowire segments (multi-segment pseudowires with BGP-L2VPN)

  • LDP signaling for VPLS (LDP-VPLS) and MAC flush message processing (MAC-FLUSH-TLV)

  • RSVP graceful restart interoperability with Cisco using Nodal Hello

  • Failure action on BFD session down of RSVP LSPs

  • OSPF and IS-IS loop-free alternates (LFA)

  • 4/5 label MPLS operation

  • Virtual circuit connection verification (VCCV) BFD

  • Point-to-multipoint using the enhanced-ip command (support for NG-MVPN and P2MP load balancing over aggregated Ethernet)

  • MPLS-FRR bypass link protection

  • Load sharing across 64 ECMP next hops

  • MPLS-FRR VPLS instance prioritization

  • Five label stack on ingress

  • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) keepalive messages

  • MPLS node protection, link protection, and statistics for static LSPs

12.3R2

mvrp

Multitopology routing (MTR)

Nonstop Active Routing (NSR)

12.3R2

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

12.3R2

Packet mirroring

12.3R2

Precision Time Protocol (PTP) (IEEE 1588)

15.1R1

IEEE 802.1ah provider backbone bridges (PBB)

Periodic Packet Management Process (PPMP) and Distributed PPMP

12.3R2

Push a tag on Ethernet VPLS and Ethernet CCC tag encapsulations

Remote Defect Indication (RDI)

12.3R2

Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)

12.3R2

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)

12.3R2

SNMP

12.3R2

Spanning Tree Protocols:

12.3R2

Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE)

12.3 with SCBE and later

Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP)

13.2

Tunnel services

  • Clear DF-Bit (Don't Fragment Bit)

12.3R2

Type, Length, and Value (TLVs) support (IEEE 802.1ag)

Unnumbered Ethernet Interface

12.3R2

  • VLAN stacking and rewriting

  • Channels defined by two stacked VLAN tags

  • Flexible VLAN tagging

  • IP service for nonstandard TPID and stacked VLAN tags

12.3R2

13.2R1 (12.3R4 TRD)

  • BGP multihoming for inter-AS VPLS

  • Gigabit Ethernet as core-facing interface

  • Configurable label block sizes

  • Hashing L3/L4 fields under Ethernet pseudowire for VPLS encapsulation, CCC encapsulation, and MPLS encapsulation

  • VPLS flood forwarding table filter (FTF), input FTF

  • Broadcast, unicast unknown, and multicast (BUM) traffic hashing over LAG

  • Configurable multichassis link aggregation (MC-LAG) interfaces to improve the Layer 2 and Layer 3 convergence time to subsecond values when a multichassis aggregated Ethernet link goes down or comes up in a bridge domain

  • MAC Pinning to control MAC moves in a bridging environment and in VPLS networks

12.3R2

Virtual private network (VPN):

12.3R2

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) for IPv4

12.3R2

VPLS packet flooding to the right set of interfaces across mesh groups

12.3R2

WAN-PHY mode

12.3R2