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Mx204 alternative

On 2/Sep/19 10:28, Hank Nussbacher wrote:

> What about handling LAG on 1Gb/sec links?  That is a major showstopper
> if indeed it is missing:
> https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/junos/topics/reference/configuration-statement/speed-gigether-options.html
> �            On MX10003 and MX204 routers, rate selectability at PIC
> level and port level does not support 1-Gbps speed.
> �            On MX10003 and MX204 routers, the interface name prefix
> must be xe.
> �            On MX10003 and MX204 routers, even after configuring
> 1-Gbps speed, the protocol continues to advertise the bandwidth as
> 10-Gigabit Ethernet.
> �            On MX10003 and MX204 routers, Link Aggregation Group
> (LAG) is supported on 10-Gbps speed only. It is not supported on
> 1-Gbps speed.

Well, that's not ideal at all.

That said, in the Metro, we don't generally support LAG's toward
customers because getting policing to work reliably on them is
difficult. So we wouldn't hit this issue, although I can see how
annoying it would be for networks that prefer to do this.