Recommended L2 switches for a new IXP

Stephen R. Carter stephen.carter at
Thu Jan 15 14:47:51 UTC 2015

We always adhere to JTAC:
PTION unless otherwise required by their support to change.

Currently it is Junos 13.2X51-D26.

My advice to you is to not use 14.1 unless you have a reason, as that is
more of a dev branch in terms of stability than anything.

We use VRRP, OSPF, MC-LAG, and so forth. Nothing super fancy.

Stephen Carter | IT Systems Administrator  | Gun Lake Tribal Gaming
1123 129th Avenue, Wayland, MI 49348
Phone 269.792.1773 

On 1/15/15, 4:17 AM, "Richard Hartmann" <richih.mailinglist at>

>On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 4:45 PM, Stephen R. Carter
><stephen.carter at> wrote:
>> We love our 5100s here.
>Out of interest: Are you running 13.2 or 14.1?
>What features are you using?
>Our own experiences with a bunch of 48 & 96 port machines running 14.1
>is painful to say the least.

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