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SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 (Multi-Rate) PIC with SFP (T4000 Router)


Software Release

Junos OS Release 12.2R2 and later (Type 2)

For information on which FPCs support this PIC, see T4000 PIC/FPC Compatibility.

Hardware Features

  • Rate-selectable using one of the following rates:

    • 1-port OC3c/STM1c

    • 1-port OC12/STM4

    • 1-port OC12c/STM4c

    • 1-port OC48/STM16

    • 1-port OC48c/STM16c

  • Power requirement: 0.20 A @ 48 V (9.5 W)

  • Model number: PB-1OC48-SON-B-SFP

  • Multiplexing and demultiplexing

  • Rate policing on input

  • Rate shaping on output

  • Packet buffering, Layer 2 parsing

Software Features

Table 1: Software Features Supported

Software Feature

T4000 First Supported Junos OS Release

Optical diagnostics and related alarms


Per-port SONET/SDH framing


IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation


Alarm and event counting and detection


Dual-router automatic protection switching (APS)


Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) fast reroute


Layer 2 protocols:

  • Circuit cross-connect (CCC)

  • Translational cross-connect (TCC)

  • Frame Relay

  • High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC)

  • Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)


Cables and Connectors

You can install any transceiver supported by the PIC. For information about installing and removing transceivers.

  • Duplex LC connector (Rx and Tx)

  • SONET/SDH OC3/STM1 small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers:

    • Multimode (model number: SFP-OC3-SR)

    • Intermediate reach (IR-1) (model number: SFP-OC3-IR)

    • Long reach (LR-1) (model number: SFP-OC3-LR)

    Optical interface specifications—see SONET/SDH OC3/STM1 Optical Interface Specifications

  • SONET/SDH OC12/STM4 small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers:

    • Short reach (model number: SFP-OC12-SR)

    • Intermediate reach (IR-1) (model number: SFP-OC312-IR)

    • Long reach (LR-1) (model number: SFP-OC12-LR)

    Optical interface specifications—see SONET/SDH OC12/STM4 Optical Interface Specifications

  • SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 fiber-optic SFP transceivers:

    • Short reach (SR-1) (model number: SFP-1OC48-SR)

    • Intermediate reach (IR-1) (model number: SFP-1OC48-IR)

    • Long reach (LR-1) (model number: SFP-1OC48-LR)

    Optical interface specifications—see SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 Optical Interface Specifications


To extend the life of the laser, when a PIC is not being actively used with any valid links, take the PIC offline until you are ready to establish a link to another device. For information about taking a PIC offline, see the request chassis pic offline command in request chassis pic.


Table 2: SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 (Multi-Rate) PIC with SFP LEDs





One tricolor per port


Not enabled


On steadily

Online with no alarms or failures


On steadily

Online with alarms for remote failures


On steadily

Active with a local alarm; router has detected a failure

Alarms, Errors, and Events

  • SONET alarms:

    • Alarm indication signal—line (AIS-L)

    • Alarm indication signal—path (AIS-P)

    • Bit error rate—signal degrade (BERR-SD)

    • Bit error rate—signal fail (BERR-SF)

    • Bit interleaved parity (BIP) error B1, B2, B3

    • Far-end bit error: remote error indication—line (REI-L), far-end line coding violations (CV-LFE)

    • Far-end bit error: remote error indication—path (REI-P), far-end path coding violations (CV-PFE)

    • Loss of frame (LOF)

    • Loss of pointer (LOP-P)

    • Loss of signal (LOS)

    • Payload label mismatch (PLM-P)

    • Payload unequipped (unequipped STS at path level) (UNEQ-P)

    • Remote defect indication—line (RDI-L)

    • Remote defect indication—path (RDI-P)

  • SDH alarms:

    • Administrative unit alarm indication signal (AU-AIS)

    • Bit error rate signal degrade (BERR-SD)

    • Bit error rate signal fail (BERR-SF)

    • Bit interleaved parity (BIP) error B1, B2, B3

    • Higher order path—payload label mismatch (HP-PLM)

    • Higher order path—loss of pointer (HP-LOP)

    • Higher order path—remote defect indication (HP-RDI)

    • Higher order path—unequipped (HP-UNEQ)

    • Loss of frame (LOF)

    • Loss of signal (LOS)

    • Multiplex section—alarm indication signal (MS-AIS)

    • Multiplex section—remote defect indication (MS-RDI)

    • Multiplex section—remote error indication (MS-REI)

  • Error detection:

    • Errored seconds (ES-S, ES-L, ES-P)

    • Far-end errored seconds (ES-LFE, ES-PFE)

    • Far-end severely errored seconds (SES-LFE, SES-PFE)

    • Far-end unavailable seconds (UAS-LFE, UAS-PFE)

    • Severely errored framing (SEF)

    • Severely errored framing seconds (SEFS-S)

    • Severely errored seconds (SES-S, SES-L, SES-P)

    • Unavailable seconds (UAS-L, UAS-P)