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Licensing

  • Juniper Agile Licensing (vSRX)

    Starting in Junos OS Release 21.1R1, we’re moving toward supporting license-based software features. We now use Juniper Agile Licensing to support soft enforcement for virtual CPU (vCPU) usage on vSRX. With soft enforcement, you can use more vCPUs than the number of vCPU licenses you are entitled to use. However, if you do that, the device generates an alarm. You can see the list of alarms at System Log Explorer.

    Juniper Agile Licensing provides simplified and centralized license administration and deployment. You can use Juniper Agile Licensing to install and manage licenses for hardware and software features.

    Table 1 describes the licensing support for vSRX.

    Table 1: Licensed Features on vSRX

    vSRX License Model

    Use Case Examples or Solutions

    Number of vCPUs Required

    Feature List

    Standard

    Use for standard firewall and secure branch routers

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 virtual CPUs (vCPUs)

    Application Layer Gateways (ALGs), BGP, class of service (CoS), DHCP, diagnostics, firewall, GRE, IP tunneling, IPv4 and IPv6, J-Flow, management (J-Web, CLI, and NETCONF), MPLS, multicast, NAT, on-box logging, OSPF, screens, site-to-site VPN, static routing, and user firewall

    Advanced

    Advanced 1

    Use for data center security

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard features plus IPS and application security (application identification, application firewall, application quality of service, and application tracking)

    Advanced 2

    Use for next-generation firewall with cloud-based antivirus

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard and Advanced 1 features, Sophos antivirus, Web filtering, antispam, and content filtering

    Advanced 3

    Use for next-generation firewall with on-box antivirus

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard and Advanced 1 features, Avira antivirus, Web filtering, antispam, and content filtering

    Premium

    Premium 1

    Use for data center security and Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention Cloud (Juniper ATP Cloud)

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard and Advanced 1 features, and Juniper ATP Cloud

    Premium 2

    Use for next-generation firewall and Juniper ATP Cloud

    2, 5, 9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard and Advanced 2 features, and Juniper ATP Cloud

    Premium 3

    Use for next-generation firewall and Juniper ATP Cloud

    2,5,9, 17, or 32 vCPUs

    Includes Standard and Advanced 3 features, and Juniper ATP Cloud

    [See Flex Software License for vSRX, Juniper Agile Licensing Guide, and Configuring Licenses in Junos OS.]

  • Juniper Agile Licensing (EX2300, EX2300-MP, EX2300-C, EX3400, EX4300, EX4300-MP, EX4400-24P, EX4400-24T, EX4400-48F, EX4400-48P, and EX4400-48T)—Starting in Junos OS Release 21.1R1, the listed EX Series switches support Juniper Agile Licensing.

    Juniper Agile Licensing provides simplified and centralized license administration and deployment. You can use Juniper Agile Licensing to install and manage licenses for hardware and software features.

    Juniper Agile Licensing supports soft enforcement and hard enforcement of hardware and software feature licenses.

    • With soft enforcement, if you configure a feature without a license, Junos OS displays a warning when you commit the configuration. However, the feature remains operational. In addition, Junos OS generates periodic alarms indicating that you need the license to use the feature. You can see the list of alarms at System Log Explorer.

    • With hard enforcement, if you configure a feature without a license, Junos OS displays a warning when you commit the configuration. The feature is not operational until the license is installed. In addition, Junos OS generates periodic alarms indicating that you need the license to use the feature. You can see the list of alarms at System Log Explorer.

    Table 2 describes the licensing support for soft-enforced features on EX2300 switches.

    Table 2: Licensed Features on EX2300 switches

    License Model

    Use Case Examples or Solutions

    Feature List

    Standard

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 filters

    • Layer 2 (xSTP, 802.1Q, and LAG)

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 QoS

    • Layer 3 (static)

    • IGMP snooping

    • Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) link fault management (LFM)

    • sFlow

    • SNMP

    • Junos telemetry interface (JTI)

    • Virtual Chassis*

    Advanced

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • IPv6 routing protocols: Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) version 1 and MLD version 2, OSPF version 3, PIM multicast, VRRP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM and Maintenance CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • VRRP

    Virtual Chassis*—We've included Virtual Chassis license in the Standard license model on EX2300-C 12-port switches. However, we don't include the Virtual Chassis license on EX2300 24-port and 48-port switch models. You need to purchase the license separately.

    Table 3 describes the licensing support for soft-enforced features on EX3400 switches.

    Table 3: Licensed Features on EX3400 switches

    License Model

    Use Case Examples or Solutions

    Feature List

    Standard

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 filters

    • Layer 2 (xSTP, 802.1Q, and LAG)

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 QoS

    • Layer 3 (static)

    • IGMP snooping

    • Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) link fault management (LFM)

    • sFlow

    • SNMP

    • Junos telemetry interface (JTI)

    • Virtual Chassis

    Advanced

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • IPv6 routing protocols: Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) version 1 and MLD version 2, OSPF version 3, PIM multicast, VRRP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    Premium

    Campus and access Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • IPv6 routing protocols: Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) version 1 and MLD version 2, OSPF version 3, PIM multicast, VRRPv3, virtual router support for unicast and filter-based forwarding (FBF)

    • Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    • BGP and multiprotocol BGP (MBGP)

    • IS-IS

    Table 4 describes the licensing support for soft-enforced features on EX4300 switches.

    Table 4: Licensed Features on EX4300 switches

    License Model

    Use Case Examples or Solutions

    Feature List

    Standard

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 filters

    • Layer 2 (xSTP, 802.1Q, and LAG)

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 QoS

    • Layer 3 (static)

    • IGMP snooping

    • Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) link fault management (LFM)

    • sFlow

    • SNMP

    • Junos telemetry interface (JTI)

    • Virtual Chassis

    Advanced

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    Premium

    Campus and access Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • CFM (IEEE 802.1ag)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    • BGP and multiprotocol BGP (MBGP)

    • IS-IS

    • EVPN-VXLAN

      • Supported only on EX4300-48MP switch.

      • Requires the BGP for configuration.

    Table 5 describes the licensing support for soft-enforced features on EX4400 switches.

    Table 5: Licensed Features on EX4400 switches

    License Model

    Use Case Examples or Solutions

    Feature List

    Standard

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 filters

    • Layer 2 (xSTP, 802.1Q, and LAG)

    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 QoS

    • Layer 3 (static)

    • IGMP snooping

    • Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) link fault management (LFM)

    • sFlow

    • SNMP

    • Junos telemetry interface (JTI)

    • Virtual Chassis

    Advanced

    Campus and access Layer 2 or Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    Premium

    Campus and access Layer 3

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • CFM (IEEE 802.1ag)

    • IGMP version 1, IGMP version 2, and IGMP version 3

    • Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP)

    • OAM CFM

    • OSPF version 2 or OSPF version 3

    • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) dense mode, PIM source-specific mode, PIM sparse mode

    • Real-time performance monitoring (RPM)

    • RIP IPv6 (RIPng)

    • Unicast reverse-path forwarding (unicast RPF)

    • Virtual router

    • VRRP

    • BGP and multiprotocol BGP (MBGP)

    • IS-IS

    • EVPN-VXLAN

      • Requires the BGP for configuration.

    On EX4400 switch, the flow-based telemetry and MACsec features are hard-enforced. You'll need a license to use these features.

    [See Supported Features on EX2300, EX2300-MP, EX2300-C, EX3400, EX4300, EX4300-MP, EX4400-24P, EX4400-24T, EX4400-48F, EX4400-48P, and EX4400-48T devices, Juniper Agile Licensing Guide, and Configuring Licenses in Junos OS.]