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Protocols and Applications Supported by the MPC5E for MX Series Routers

 

Table 1 contains the first Junos OS Release support for protocols and applications in the MPC5E installed on the MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, and MX2020 routers. The protocols and applications support feature parity with Junos OS Release 12.3.

A dash indicates that the protocol or application is not supported.

Table 1: Protocols and Applications Supported by the MX240, MX480, MX960, MX2010, and MX2020 MPC5E

Protocol or Application

First Supported Junos OS Release

Access Node Control Protocol (ANCP)

-

Accepts traffic destined for generic routing encapsulation (GRE) tunnels or Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) (IP-in-IP) tunnels

13.3R3

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD)

13.3R3

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

13.3R3

Bridge protocol data units (BPDUs)

13.3R3

BGP/MPLS virtual private networks (VPNs)

13.3R3

Class of service (CoS):

  • Maintain CoS across internal tunnel interfaces

  • Packet rewrites

  • Behavior aggregate (BA) classification

  • BA classification based on 802.1p of payload for core-facing VPLS interfaces

  • BA DSCP classification of MPLS packets for Layer 3 VPN/VPLS LSI and MPLS interfaces

  • Rate limit option for per-port queues

  • BA DSCP classification for VPLS/CCC family

  • Configurable .1p inheritance: push and swap from the hidden tag

  • Configurable shaping overhead for scheduling

13.3R3

Class of service (CoS) per port:

  • Eight queues per port

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

  • Shaping at the port level

  • Shaping at the queue level

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

  • Round-robin scheduling of the queues per priority class

  • Weighted random early detection (WRED)

13.3R3

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

  • Accounting, filtering, and policing

  • IEEE 802.1p rewrite

  • Classification

  • Tricolor marking

13.3R3

Class of service (CoS) per Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) or Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) subscriber interfaces:

  • Accounting, filtering, and policing

  • IEEE 802.1p rewrite

  • Classification

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

  • Tricolor marking

  • Shaping at the queue level

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

  • Weighted random early detection (WRED)

13.3R3

Damping

15.1R2

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Protection

13.3R3

DVMRP and GRE support—access side and server side

13.3R3

Ethernet Ring Protection Switching with multiple G.8032 instances

13.3R3

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Continuity Check protocol

13.3R3

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Linktrace protocol

13.3R3

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Loopback protocol

13.3R3

IEEE 802.1ag Maintenance Association Intermediate Point (MIP) support, continuity check message (CCM), stacked VLAN tagging, trunk ports, support for VPLS/VPWS, VLAN circuit cross-connect (CCC) encapsulation and translational cross-connect (TCC) encapsulation

13.3R3

Port Status TLV and Interface Status TLV

-

IEEE 802.3ah distributed periodic packet management (PPM) process, alarm indication signal (AIS), and remote defect indication (RDI)

13.3R3

  • Policer support for aggregated Ethernet

  • Aggregate firewall-based policer for all families of a logical interface

  • Set forwarding class and loss priority for Routing Engine-generated packets by using a firewall

  • Physical interface policers, applying policers to the entire port

  • Lower policer limit from 32,000 to 8000

  • Egress .1p MF and BA classification for VPLS

  • Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) rewrite for IPv4 and IPv6

13.3R3

Flexible Ethernet encapsulation

13.3R3

Flexible Queuing Mode

Note: Flexible queuing mode is supported only on non-HQoS variants.

14.1R1

Graceful Routing Engine Switchover (GRES)

13.3R3

IGMPv3 support with snooping disabled

13.3R3

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

  • Group of virtual LANs (VLANs) level

  • VLAN level

  • Port level

13.3R3

Hierarchical CoS on generic routing encapsulation (GRE) tunnels

15.1R2

Inline active flow monitoring

13.3R3

Intelligent Oversubscription

13.3R3

Integrated routing and bridging (IRB)

13.3R3

Unified In-service software upgrade (Unified ISSU)

16.1R1

Interoperability with MPCs and existing DPCs

-

Interoperability with Multiservices DPCs

13.3R3

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

13.3R3

Interoperability with Juniper Networks 100-Gigabit Ethernet PIC

13.3R3

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

13.3R3

IPv4

13.3R3

IPv4 multicast

13.3R3

IPv6

13.3R3

IPv6 MLD

13.3R3

IPv6 multicast

13.3R3

IPv6 Neighbor Discovery

13.3R3

IS-IS

13.3R3

ITU-T Y.1731 timestamping support on MX Series routers

13.3R3

Flow monitoring and services:

  • Active monitoring (multiple version 8 j-flow templates)

  • Active monitoring (cflowed version 9 templates)

  • Port mirroring family VPLS, bridge CCC encapsulation (VPWS)

  • Packet slice for port mirroring

  • Flow monitoring on Multiservices DPCs

  • Inline active flow monitoring on MPC5E

Release

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • -

  • 13.3R3

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

13.3R3

LDP

13.3R3

  • Trunk ports

  • Layer 2 support for MX Series Virtual Chassis

  • Layer 2 and Layer 2.5, IRB, and Spanning Tree Protocols (xSTP)

  • IEEE 802.1ad provider bridges

  • Layer 2 protocol tunneling (L2PT) support

  • Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)

  • Multichassis LAG—active/active and active/standby

  • Multichassis LAG—active/active with IGMP snooping

  • Link aggregation group (LAG)—VLAN-CCC encapsulation

  • IGMP snooping with bridging, IRB, and VPLS

Release

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • -

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

Layer 2 VPN interfaces support VLAN ID list

13.3R3

Link aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad)

13.3R3

Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

13.3R3

Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

13.3R3

Local loopback

13.3R3

MAC learning, policing, accounting, and filtering

13.3R3

Mobile IP

-

Multichassis link aggregation

-

Multiple Tag Protocol Identifiers (TPIDs)

13.3R3

  • Switching of pseudowire segments (multisegment 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 connectivity verification (VCCV) BFD

  • Point to multipoint using the enhanced-ip command (support for NG-MVPN and point-to-multipoint 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

13.3R3

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

13.3R3

mvrp

-

Multitopology routing

-

Nonstop active routing (NSR)

13.3R3

OSPF

13.3R3

Packet mirroring

13.3R3

Precision Time Protocol (PTP) (IEEE 1588)

14.2R2

IEEE 802.1ah provider backbone bridging (PBB)

-

Push a tag on Ethernet VPLS and Ethernet CCC tag encapsulations

13.3R3

RSVP

13.3R3

RIP

13.3R3

SNMP

13.3R3

Spanning Tree Protocols:

13.3R3

Subscriber management and services:(MX2010, MX2020: 12.3R4, 13.3R2, 13.3)

  • Aggregated Ethernet over static VLANs

  • Aggregated Ethernet over dynamic VLANs

  • ANCP and the ANCP Agent Overview

  • DHCP access model

  • Dynamic adjustment of shapers

  • Dynamic PPPoE subscriber interface creation based on PPPoE service name tables

  • Dynamic profiles

  • Dynamic shaping, scheduling, and queuing

  • Dynamic VLANs

  • Enhanced subscriber management

  • Static and dynamic PPPoE subscriber interfaces

Release

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 13.3R3

  • 15.1R4

  • 13.3R3

Synchronous Ethernet

13.3R3

Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP)

13.3R3

Tunnel services

  • Clear DF-Bit (Don't Fragment Bit)

13.3R3

Unnumbered Ethernet Interface

13.3R3

  • VLAN stacking and rewriting

  • Channels defined by two stacked VLAN tags

  • Flexible VLAN tagging

  • IP service for nonstandard TPID and stacked VLAN tags

13.3R3

Virtual Chassis: MPLS IPv4 and IPv6, unicast, multicast forwarding, VPLS, NSR for Layer 3/MPLS services

13.3R3

  • 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 traffic hashing over LAG

13.3R3

Virtual private network (VPN)

13.3R3

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) for IPv4

13.3R3

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

13.3R3

WAN-PHY mode

13.3R3