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Data Center Fabric Reference Design Scaling Summary for Junos OS Release 18.4R2-S2


This section shows the scale numbers for MX routers that we support in the Data Center Fabric validated topology starting in Junos OS Release 18.4R2-S2.

Scaling for Data Center Interconnect Using EVPN Type 5

Table 1 provides scale numbers for an MX router that acts as a border leaf in a data center interconnect (DCI) environment that uses EVPN Type 5 routes.

These numbers do not represent the maximum supported scale. They represent only the initial solution testing performed for this guide.

Table 1: Data Center Fabric Reference Design Scaling Summary -DCI Using EVPN Type 5 in Junos OS Release 18.4R2-S2


Single Border Leaf Device Maximum (MX480 with MPC7E)

VRF instances


External routes/route prefixes


Number of VTEPs (leaf tunnels)