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Tunnel Services PIC (T640 Router)


Software release

  • Junos OS Release 8.0 and later (Type 1)

  • Junos OS Release 6.1 and later (Type 2)

  • Junos OS Release 5.3 and later (Type 3)

For information on which FPCs support these PICs, see T640 PIC/FPC Compatibility.


  • Power requirement: 0.07 A @ 48 V (3.4 W)

  • Model number for Type 1 Tunnel Services PIC: PB-TUNNEL-1

    Model number for Type 2 Tunnel Services PIC: PB-TUNNEL

    Model number for Type 3 Tunnel Services PIC: PC-TUNNEL

Hardware features

  • Loopback function that encapsulates and de-encapsulates packets

  • OC12/STM4 tunneling bandwidth on Type 1 FPC; OC48/STM16 tunneling bandwidth on Type 2 FPC; OC192/STM64 tunneling bandwidth on Type 3 FPC

Software features

For a list of the software features available for services PICs, see the Junos OS Services Interfaces Library for Routing Devices.

  • IP-IP unicast tunneling

  • GRE unicast tunneling

  • PIM sparse mode unicast tunneling


One tricolor:

  • Off—Not enabled

  • Green—Online with no alarms or failures

  • Yellow—Online with alarms for remote failures

  • Red—Active with a local alarm; router has detected a failure