Juniper MPC7E-MRATE Multirate Port card
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Juniper MPC7E-MRATE Multirate Port card

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Juniper Networks MPC7E-MRATE-RB 12xqsfp+/qsfp28 Multirate Port card.

  • Performance

Type :Throughput
Value :Up to 480 Gbps
Qty :12
Type :100 Gigabit QSFP28 / 40 Gigabit QSFP+
Connectivity Technology :Wired
Form Factor :Plug-in module
Status Indicators :Fail, Link OK
Type :Expansion module
Interface Provided
Connector Type :QSFP28/QSFP+
Qty :12
Type :100Gb Ethernet

  • Description

Fixed-configuration MPC with 10-Gbps, 40-Gbps, and 100-Gbps port speeds

Weight: 15.7 lb (7.12 kg)

Model number: MPC7E-MRATE-RB

Name in the CLI: MPC7E-MRATE

  • Hardware features

Line-rate throughput of up to 480 Gbps on MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers.

Line-rate throughput of up to 400 Gbps on MX2000 routers with SFB, and up to 430 Gbps on MX2000 routers with SFB2.

Junos Trio chipsets for increased scaling for bandwidth, subscribers, and services

Twelve Gigabit Ethernet ports that can be configured as 40-Gigabit Ethernet port or as 4 10-Gigabit Ethernet port using a breakout cable. The ports support quad small-form factor pluggable plus (QSFP+) transceivers.

Four out of the twelve ports can be configured as 100-Gigabit Ethernet ports. Port numbers 0/2, 0/5, 1/2 and 1/5 are the four 100-Gigabit Ethernet ports.

You can configure different combination of port speeds as long as the aggregate capacity per group of six ports labeled 0/0 through 0/5 does not exceed 240 Gbps. Similarly, aggregate capacity per group of the other six ports labeled 1/0 through 1/5 should not exceed 240 Gbps.

Requires high-capacity power supplies, high-capacity fan trays, and SCBE2 on MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers.

Requires an adapter card to be housed in MX2000 routers.

The ports are labeled as:

10-Gigabit Ethernet or 40-Gigabit Ethernet ports:

0/0, 0/1, 0/2 100G, 0/3, 0/4, 0/5 100G, 1/0, 1/1, 1/2 100G, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5 100G

100-Gigabit Ethernet ports:

0/2 100G, 0/5 100G, 1/2 100G and 1/5 100G

Note: Only ports marked 100G support 100-Gigabit Ethernet speed using QSFP28 transceivers.

Supports maximum transmission units (MTUs) from 256 bytes through 16,000 bytes for transit traffic, and from 256 bytes through 9,500 bytes for host bound packets.

Note: On MX960 routers, all the MPC slots can be occupied by MPC7E (Multi-Rate) at an ambient temperature of up to 40° C and at any altitude. All the MPC slots can be occupied by MPC7E (Multi-Rate) at temperatures of up to 55° C and at sea level. At an ambient temperature of 55° C and above, and at an altitude above sea level, slot 11 cannot host MPC7E (Multi-Rate).

  • Software features

Supports rate selectability at the port level.

By default, the ports are configured as 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Optical diagnostics and related alarms

See Protocols and Applications Supported by the MPC7E for MX Series Routers for information about the protocols and applications that the MPC7E supports.

Note: On MX240, MX480, and MX960 routers, MPC7E powers on only if the network-servicesmode on the router is configured as either enhanced-ip or enhanced-ethernet. On MX2000 router no additional configuration is required as by default the router operates in enhanced-ip mode.

  • Power requirements

At different temperatures:

55° C: 545 W

40° C: 465 W

25° C: 440 W

  • LEDs

OK/FAIL LED, one bicolor:

Steady green—MPC is functioning normally.

Yellow—MPC has failed.

LINK LED, one green per port (4 per QSFP+ cage):

Steady green—Link is up.

Off—Link is down or disabled.