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Protocols and Applications Supported by the MPC8E and MPC9E on the MX2010 and MX2020 Routers

 

Table 1 lists the protocols and applications supported by MPC8E and MPC9E on the MX2010 and MX2020 routers.

An en dash indicates that the protocol or application is not supported.

Table 1: Protocols and Applications Supported by MPC8E and MPC9E on the MX2010 and MX2020 Routers

Protocol or Application

First Supported Junos OS Release

MPC8E

MPC9E

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Bridge protocol data units (BPDUs)

15.1F5

15.1F5

BGP/MPLS virtual private networks (VPNs)

15.1F5

15.1F5

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 L3VPN/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

15.1F5

15.1F5

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)

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

  • Accounting, filtering, and policing

  • IEEE 802.1p rewrite

  • Classification

  • Tricolor marking

15.1F5

15.1F5

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)

-

-

Damping

16.1R1

16.1R1

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Protection

15.1F5

15.1F5

DVMRP and GRE support—access side and server side

15.1F5

15.1F5

Dynamic Power Management

15.1F5

15.1F5

Ethernet Ring Protection Switching with multiple G.8032 instances

15.1F5

15.1F5

Flexible Queuing Mode

15.1F5

15.1F5

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Continuity Check protocol

15.1F5

15.1F5

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Linktrace protocol

15.1F5

15.1F5

IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet OAM Loopback protocol

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

IEEE 802.1ag optional type, length, and value (TLVs) support Port Status TLV and Interface Status TLV

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

  • Policer support for aggregated Ethernet

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

  • Intelligent hierarchical policers

  • 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

15.1F5

15.1F5

Flexible Ethernet encapsulation

15.1F5

15.1F5

Graceful Routing Engine Switchover (GRES)

15.1F5

15.1F5

IGMPv3 support with snooping disabled

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

  • Set of Interfaces

  • VLAN level

  • Port level

15.1F5

15.1F5

Inline flow monitoring

15.1F5

15.1F5

Intelligent Oversubscription

15.1F5

15.1F5

Integrated routing and bridging (IRB)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Unified In-service software upgrade (Unified ISSU)

17.4R1

17.4R1

Interoperability with existing MPCs

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv4

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv4 multicast

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv6

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv6 MLD

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv6 multicast

15.1F5

15.1F5

IPv6 Neighbor Discovery

15.1F5

15.1F5

IS-IS

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

Flow monitoring and services:

  • Active monitoring (cflowed version 9 templates)

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

  • Packet slice for port mirroring

  • Flow monitoring on MS-DPCs

  • Inline flow monitoring on MPC8E and MPC9E

Release

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • -

  • 15.1F5

Release

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • -

  • 15.1F5

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

LDP

15.1F5

15.1F5

Layer 2 features:

  • 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

  • IGMP snooping with bridging, IRB, and VPLS

Release

  • 15.1F5

  • 17.3R1

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

Release

  • 15.1F5

  • 17.3R1

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

  • 15.1F5

Layer 2 VPN interfaces support VLAN ID list

15.1F5

15.1F5

Link aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Local loopback

15.1F5

15.1F5

MAC learning, policing, accounting, and filtering

15.1F5

15.1F5

Mobile IP

-

-

Multichassis Link Aggregation

15.1F5

15.1F5

Multiple Tag Protocol Identifiers (TPIDs)

15.1F5

15.1F5

  • 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

  • MPLS-FRR bypass link protection

  • Load sharing across 64 ECMP next hops

  • MPLS-FRR VPLS instance prioritization

  • Five label stack on ingress

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

15.1F5

15.1F5

mvrp

-

-

Multitopology routing

15.1F5

15.1F5

Nonstop active routing (NSR)

15.1F5

15.1F5

OSPF

15.1F5

15.1F5

Packet mirroring

15.1F5

15.1F5

Precision Time Protocol (PTP) (IEEE 1588)

17.4R1

17.4R1

IEEE 802.1ah provider backbone bridging (PBB)

-

-

RSVP

15.1F5

15.1F5

RIP

15.1F5

15.1F5

SNMP

15.1F5

15.1F5

Spanning tree protocols:

15.1F5

15.1F5

  • Enhanced subscriber management

16.1R4; 17.1R1

16.1R4; 17.1R1

Synchronous Ethernet

16.1R1

16.1R1

Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP)

Real-time Performance Monitoring (RPM)/TWAMP hardware timestamping

17.3R1

17.3R1

Tunnel services

  • Clear DF-Bit (Don't Fragment Bit)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Unnumbered Ethernet Interface

15.1F5

15.1F5

  • VLAN stacking and rewriting

  • Channels defined by two stacked VLAN tags

  • Flexible VLAN tagging

  • IP service for nonstandard TPID and stacked VLAN tags

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

17.3R1

17.3R1

  • 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

15.1F5

15.1F5

Virtual private network (VPN)

15.1F5

15.1F5

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) for IPv4

15.1F5

15.1F5

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

15.1F5

-

MACSec Capabilities: Starting in Junos OS Release 17.4R1, the JNP-MIC-100G MIC extends Media Access Control Security (MACsec) capabilities on MPC8E and MPC9E MPCs installed in MX2010, MX2020, and MX2008 routers.

Only MPC8E/9E with JNP-MIC-100G MIC supports MACsec feature.

  • GCM-AES-128 MACSec Encryption, 802.1AE-2006

  • GCM-AES-256 MACSec Encryption, 802.1AEbn-2011

  • GCM-AES-XPN-128 Cipher Suite, 802.1AEbw-2013

  • GCM-AES-XPN-256 Cipher Suite, 802.1AEbw-2013

17.4R1

17.4R1

Release History Table
Release
Description
Starting in Junos OS Release 17.4R1, the JNP-MIC-100G MIC extends Media Access Control Security (MACsec) capabilities on MPC8E and MPC9E MPCs installed in MX2010, MX2020, and MX2008 routers.