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What's the difference between MX204, MX204-IR and MX204-R

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Hi Folks,

 

can you tell me what's the difference betwenn these 3 models of the MX204?

MX204 JNP204/MX204 Fixed 1 RU System includes 3 Fan Trays and 2 Power Supplies
MX204-IR JNP204/MX204 Fixed 1 RU System -IR MODE includes 3 Fan Trays and 2 Power Supplies
MX204-R JNP204/MX204 Fixed 1 RU System -R MODE includes 3 Fan Trays and 2 Power Supplies

 

Can I assume that the differences for the MPCs described here also apply to the MX204/MX204-IR/MX204-R?

 

Screenshot_2019-05-15 Licenses for PTX, MX, M and T Series - TechLibrary - Juniper Networks.png

 

 

 

 

 

Also very interesting to know is if you can upgrade the base MX204 to an MX204-IR or MX204-R through a license?

Thank you for your answers!
Falco

 

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Re: What's the difference between MX204, MX204-IR and MX204-R

Wednesday

Hi Falco,

 

you are absolutely correct. The licensing matches the MPC scaling you are refering to.

On MX204 and MX10003 also HQoS and Jflow is included the SKU where on MX240/480/960 you need extra licenses on top.

 

You can buy the MX204 base SKU and upgrade it later to either -IR or -R via the 'S-MX104-IR' and 'S-MX104-R' licenses. Just remember to reach -R scaling, you need to purchase both licenses (but the tocal cost is the same as buying MX204-R from the start).

 

If you buy an upgrade to -IR or -R you also need seperate support SKUs on the licenses - but again the total cost is the same as buying the combined support.

 

Bonus information: The MX204 is about to be included in the Juniper Flex Program where you buy the "base/IR/R" scale via a subscription on top MX204 base hardware. I cannot find any official pages specific to MX204 but the general page for the flex program is here: https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/release-independent/licensing/topics/topic-map/juniper-f...

 

There will only be an advanced and premium SKU for MX204. Reach out to your local account manager to get more information. For now the existing -IR and -R SKUs will still be orderable for some time :-)

 

I hope this was the information you were looking for.

 

 


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Jonas Hauge Jensen
Systems Engineer, SEC DATACOM A/S (Denmark)
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Re: What's the difference between MX204, MX204-IR and MX204-R

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Hi Falco,

 

you are absolutely correct. The licensing matches the MPC scaling you are refering to.

On MX204 and MX10003 also HQoS and Jflow is included the SKU where on MX240/480/960 you need extra licenses on top.

 

You can buy the MX204 base SKU and upgrade it later to either -IR or -R via the 'S-MX104-IR' and 'S-MX104-R' licenses. Just remember to reach -R scaling, you need to purchase both licenses (but the tocal cost is the same as buying MX204-R from the start).

 

If you buy an upgrade to -IR or -R you also need seperate support SKUs on the licenses - but again the total cost is the same as buying the combined support.

 

Bonus information: The MX204 is about to be included in the Juniper Flex Program where you buy the "base/IR/R" scale via a subscription on top MX204 base hardware. I cannot find any official pages specific to MX204 but the general page for the flex program is here: https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/release-independent/licensing/topics/topic-map/juniper-f...

 

There will only be an advanced and premium SKU for MX204. Reach out to your local account manager to get more information. For now the existing -IR and -R SKUs will still be orderable for some time :-)

 

I hope this was the information you were looking for.

 

 


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Best regards,

Jonas Hauge Jensen
Systems Engineer, SEC DATACOM A/S (Denmark)
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Re: What's the difference between MX204, MX204-IR and MX204-R

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Hi Jonas,


that helped me a lot.


Thank you for the answer and your time!


Cheers,

Falco