BGP Tool for Simulation

Christopher Gatlin chris at travelingtech.net
Mon Jun 28 11:25:30 CDT 2010


These folks make a tester that loads up BGP very nicely.

http://www.spirent.com/

http://www.spirent.com/Solutions-Directory/Smartbits.aspx


Chris


On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Tom Pipes <tom.pipes at t6mail.com> wrote:

>
>
> Hello Giuliano,
>
>
>
> Along with the recommendation of dynamips, I would suggest downloading
> gns3, which ties into dynamips.  You can run the same version of IOS that
> you are working with in production, and there are versions for Windows/*nix.
>
>
>
> http://www.gns3.net/
>
>
>
> It acts more like an emulators at first glance, and does not seem to have
> the same limitations as some of the other simulators out there.  Just make
> sure you have the hardware to support it.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> ---
> Tom Pipes
> T6 Broadband/
> Essex Telcom Inc
> tom.pipes at t6mail.com
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Fehring" <lists at billfehring.com>
> To: giulianocm at uol.com.br
> Cc: "North American Network Operators Group" <nanog at merit.edu>
> Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:37:17 PM
> Subject: Re: BGP Tool for Simulation
>
> Oi Giulianao,
>
> I've used this in the past to dump a lot of routes into test networks:
>
> http://code.google.com/p/bgpsimple/
>
> Tutorial:
> http://evilrouters.net/2009/08/21/getting-bgp-routes-into-dynamips-with-video/
>
> There's a similar project written in python, but I can't find it right now.
>
> HTH,
>
> -Bill Fehring
>
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 18:32, 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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