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MACsec license enforcement on EX and QFX Series Switches

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Article ID: TSB17295 TECHNICAL_BULLETINS Last Updated: 28 Mar 2018Version: 1.0
Alert Type:
PSN - Product Support Notification
Alert Description:
Starting in Junos OS Release 18.1R1, Media Access Control security (MACsec) requires the installation of a MACsec feature licence.
Solution:
Starting in Junos OS Release 18.1R1, Media Access Control security (MACsec) requires the installation of a MACsec feature licence. If the MACsec licence is not installed, MACsec functionality cannot be activated. You add the MACsec license using the request system licence add command.This is applicable to EX3400, EX4300, EX4600, EX9200, QFX5100 switches and Junos Fusion Enterprise. 

See Understanding Media Access Control Security (MACsec) and 18.1R1 Release Notes 

Understanding the MACsec Feature License Requirement
A feature license is required to configure MACsec on EX Series and QFX series switches, with the exception of the QFX10000-6C-DWDM line cards. If the MACsec licence is not installed, MACsec functionality cannot be activated. 
To purchase a feature license for MACsec, contact your Juniper Networks sales representative (https://www.juniper.net/us/en/contact-us/sales-offices). The Juniper sales representative will provide you with a feature license file and a license key. You will be asked to supply the chassis serial number of your switch; you can obtain the serial number by running the show chassis hardware command.
The MACsec feature license is an independent feature license; the feature licenses that must be purchased to enable other groups of features on your switches cannot be purchased to enable MACsec.
 
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