Here is how you enable use of third party or unsupported transceivers such as SFP / SFP+ fiber optics on e.g., Juniper's JunOS and Cisco IOS.


set chassis allow-other-transceivers


service unsupported-transceiver




allow unsupported-transceiver


Arista Networks EOS shell

[admin@localhost ~]$ touch /mnt/flash/enable3px
[admin@localhost ~]$ sudo reboot

This is something seasoned network engineers know about, but there's no reason why this should be kept secret.

I will add more when I learn of them.

Last Updated 2024-01-04

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