[j-nsp] EX unsupported filter policer and actions on loopback lo0

Chris Morrow morrowc at ops-netman.net
Fri Dec 17 15:28:03 EST 2010

On 12/17/10 15:09, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 02:37:03PM -0500, Chris Morrow wrote:
>>> It seems to me they are not taking this matter very seriously. Time
>>> flies and nothing changes.
> FWIW I've already done an epic amount of bitching about this issue, and 
> they ARE aware and working on improving it. Its always nice to have more 
> voices though, so they don't think it's just that ras guy whining about 
> something nobody cares about. :)

yea, same here with the PLM and such :( so far... look we still can't
rate-limit to the box, w00t! :( fail.

>> The EX, for some reason, is never required to meet the same
>> functionality testing and results as the other Juniper routing platforms
>> are... It's quite sad that Juniper put this product out ignoring ~10
>> years of industry best practices/standards/experience/knowledge.
> Insert standard disclaimer about "it's an enterprise class box, where 
> enterprise is codeword for doesn't actually have to work right because 
> enterprise people are stupid and don't know any better, and you can 
> always pay a lot more money and buy an MX if thats a problem" here. :)

yea, so... from:

"AFL includes licenses for IS-IS, BGP, MPLS and IPv6 routing"
"Extend Virtual Private LANs  with MPLS"

You put ISIS and MPLS in a 'this is a Top-of-Rack switch' ... and the
messaging gets a tad 'confusing'. Is this a TOR or is this a small MPLS
capable device to deploy in the field termination of FTTH-type deployments?


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