BGP Tool for Simulation

Luigi Iannone luigi at net.t-labs.tu-berlin.de
Mon Jun 28 08:02:40 CDT 2010


I recently came across NetKit that seems to offer what you are looking for...

http://wiki.netkit.org/index.php/Main_Page



L.

On Jun 28, 2010, at 12:32 , Lynchehaun, Patrick (Patrick) wrote:

> 
> You could use load sbgp/mrtd script to load route dumps. There is also bgpsimple http://code.google.com/p/bgpsimple/wiki/README
> This also brings up another question, anyone know of v6 rib tool on unix to load v6 route dumps.
> 
> Tks,
>    Patrick.
> 
> Message: 8
> Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 22:04:54 -0400
> From: Jack Carrozzo <jack at crepinc.com>
> Subject: Re: BGP Tool for Simulation
> To: giulianocm at uol.com.br
> Cc: North American Network Operators Group <nanog at merit.edu>
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> Roll quagga / BGPd on *nix and bring up sessions with whatever you like.
> 
> For full tables, you can either hack up a few lines of perl to output a bunch of 'network a.b.c.d' lines from any of the available text looking glasses into the bgpd conf, or just bring up ebgp-multihop session with one of your borders or one of your friends. Prefix lists, communities, etc are all supported.
> 
> -Jack Carrozzo
> 
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 9:32 PM, GIULIANOCM (UOL) <giulianocm at uol.com.br>wrote:
> 
>> People,
>> 
>> I am looking for a tool (free or not) to simulate BGP full internet
>> route table peering and injection using real CISCO and JUNIPER routers.
>> 
>> We have found some power tools like Spirent or Agilent but they are a
>> too expensive to acquire for now.
>> 
>> The main idea is to have a software tool for unix or linux system,
>> that supports to simulate a cloud a carrier or an ISP, to work with
>> real routers, establishing connection using BGP protocol and injecting
>> on this real routers the full internet routing table - ipv4 or ipv6.
>> 
>> Do you know some collection of tools (software tools) that we can use
>> to do this kind of work ?
>> 
>> It is possible to collect full internet routing table and inject it to
>> a real router using a software for simulate real conditions ?
>> 
>> Besides, the tool will need some additional features in simulation
>> like the set of communities, local preference, med and other BGP attributes.
>> 
>> What do you recommend for this tasks ?
>> 
>> Thanks a lot,
>> 
>> Giuliano
>> 
>> 
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