[j-nsp] EX Routing Throughput

Patrik Olsson df at webkom.se
Wed Oct 7 05:31:29 EDT 2009


the license is honoured base I think. At least on M/T. It is enforced on
J series. EX is unclear to me...


> Hi,
> Patrik Olsson schrieb:
>>> One rather annoying thing you should be aware of is that you will need
>>> to purchase a separate license to run OSPFv3 (even though OSPFv2 is
>>> included in the base image).
>> I heard rumors that the IPv6 stuff will be free in later release of
>> JUNOS... at least for M/T stuff... so logically I hope EX stuff follows
>> that lead...
> some weeks ago I asked our sales if there are any news. He told me, that
> you need a license for IPv6 for the ex- as well as for the m-series. So
> I assume the situation hasn't changed yet.
> I hope Juniper will rethink this strategy. We would love to use our
> ex-series switches to deploy IPv6 to our customers, but this step
> would almost double the costs for each switch.
> I played a little bit in our lab and got a message that an additional
> license is needed when I actiated ospf v2. When I did the same stuff
> (added IPv6 addresses and configured route advertisement)
> with static routes, no warning appeared. I asked our sales, if this
> means that no license is required but he negated that.
> Regards
> Markus
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