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MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

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MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hi,

 

I have a Meraki MX250 to be installed. However, I forgot to purchase the Meraki SFP.

 

Is Cisco SFP compatible with Meraki MX250 WAN port?

 

Thanks,

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hey

 

yeah it should work, we used FlexOptics SFP and worked fine.

 

 

Here's a List wich SFP's are supported for wich model, if you have SFP's from Cisco with the same specs, go for it 🙂

 

 

https://meraki.cisco.com/lib/pdf/meraki_datasheet_sfp.pdf

 

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hey @TommyH ,

 

it is compatible but not certified yet.

 

 

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hi,

Which means the WAN interface is workable using Cisco SFP right?

 

Thanks,

 

 

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hey

 

yeah it should work, we used FlexOptics SFP and worked fine.

 

 

Here's a List wich SFP's are supported for wich model, if you have SFP's from Cisco with the same specs, go for it 🙂

 

 

https://meraki.cisco.com/lib/pdf/meraki_datasheet_sfp.pdf

 

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Hi,

 

Will other vendors SFP (Cisco) cause any potential issue to the traffic or device?

 

For example, packet loss?

 

Thanks,

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we don't have any issues with that sfps

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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

Okay, thanks a lot
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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

As mentioned above, they should all work. However some are certified by vendors.

Just because they are not certified doesn't mean they won't work
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Re: MX WAN Compatibility with other vendors SFP

We've run into problems when using LX/LH or SX optics on the WAN port of an MX right out of the box. It's always required a firmware upgrade before the WAN port will work with those optics. Same goes for using some 1G optics on the SFP+ ports. 

 

 

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