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Multiservices DPC

Software release

  • Junos OS Release 9.3 and later


  • Power requirement: 5.52 A @ 48 V (265 W)

  • Weight: 14.7 lb (6.7 kg)

  • Supports tunnel services. This feature is included with the DPC and does not require an individual license.

  • Individual licenses must be purchased for additional services.

  • Supports large Ethernet frame sizes for more efficient throughput across the intra-POP network

  • The maximum number of supported MS-DPCs is as follows:

    • MX240 router: 2

    • MX480 router: 4

    • MX960 router: 8

  • Model number: MS-DPC

Hardware features

  • Active monitoring on up to 10 million flows

  • Maximum transmission units (MTUs) of up to 9192 bytes

  • Two Multiservices Processing Units (MSPUs) per DPC, which include two 1.1Ghz multicore CPUs, each with 4GB of memory for processing integrated services

Software features


Syntax: mediatype-fpc/pic/port where:

  • mediatype: gr, pc, pd, etc

  • fpc: Slot in the router where the MPC is installed

  • pic: 0 or 1

  • port: 0


    Port number reflects the internal interface and is not a physical port.

Cables and connectors


You can use the Hardware Compatibility Tool to find information about the pluggable transceivers supported on your Juniper Networks device.

The list of supported transceivers for the MX Series is located at;=All&pf;=MX+Series.

  • SFPs are not supported.


OK/FAIL LED, one bicolor:

  • Steady green—DPC is functioning normally.

  • Blinking green—DPC is transitioning online or offline.

  • Red—DPC has failed.

STATUS LED, one tricolor per MSPU:

  • Off—MSPU is offline. If both MSPUs are offline it is safe to remove the DPC from the chassis.

  • Green—MSPU is operating normally.

  • Yellow—MSPU is initializing.

  • Red—MSPU has an error or failure.

Application (APP) LED, one tricolor per MSPU:

  • Off—Service is not running on the MSPU.

  • Green—Service is running on the MSPU under acceptable load.

  • Yellow—Service on the MSPU is overloaded.