ben at sinatranetwork
Apr 24, 2012, 9:11 PM
Post #2 of 9
I can't speak to the differences in the Juniper SFP types, but I can tell you I've seen generics of all kinds work in EXs, MXs, Ms, and SRXs.
I've never had one go bad and I've never had JTAC mention the generic-ness of them when opening tickets. YMMV, however.
ben [at] sinatranetwork
On Apr 24, 2012, at 9:02 PM, Skeeve Stevens wrote:
> Hey all,
> Juniper are really pissing me off in regards to their SFP's.
> As an example:
> CTP-SFP-1GE-SX (0)
> EX-SFP-1GE-SX (163)
> JX-SFP-1GE-SX (2)
> QFX-SFP-1GE-SX (5)
> SRX-SFP-1GE-SX (4)
> Is there ANY actual difference between these SFP's? They are all the same
> price from the distributor but they all have different availability - see
> number above for example from one of my disties.
> I recently deployed some MX80, EX4200 and SRX240 and had to order different
> SFP's for them all.. and the SRX one took ages...
> There is likely to be no difference, but will JTAC tell me to get lost if I
> use an EX one in an SRX or MX or vice versa?
> Does anyone have experience with the compatibility of the generics?
> Agilestair or so on? I really am happy to sell genuine Juniper SFP's, but
> why the hell are there different codes for each one? Why am I waiting for
> stock for 3 weeks for an SRX one when they have 163 EX ones.
> Have a nice day ;-)
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