JTAC recommended versions of Junos software are listed to assist with determining which version of software to download and install.
This article applies to the following devices:
M, T, and MX Series
For other Junos devices, refer to the Release Notes and the Alerts column on the Download Software pages.
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For customers planning an upgrade or initial installation, JTAC recommends the Junos software versions in this article. These versions are selected using input from Juniper Engineering, customers, and analysis of field usage data.
Exceptions to this include:
JTAC has specifically recommended that customers use a version of Junos software that is different from what is listed.
You require specific features that are available only in another version of Junos software. In this case, be sure to download the latest maintenance release.
Your currently installed version of Junos is working well.
It is highly recommended to refer to the Release Notes, Technical Documentation, and KB articles for any outstanding and resolved issues before making the upgrade decision. Contact JTAC if there are any queries.
Please refer to TSB16758 for minimum software requirements for newer revision EX8200 linecards.