state of the art in router configuration

Randy Bush randy at
Tue Jan 22 05:44:49 UTC 2002

>> 1. how do most operators configure their bgp (text editor or some
>> high-level configuration tool)?
> I think this varies a lot depending on the network and the type of
> configuration change being made.  Some folks work directly at the
> command-line interface (perhaps with some cut-and-paste from previous
> configs, especially for boiler-plate stuff), some use GUIs provided by
> router vendors for some types of config changes, others use their own
> scripts, and still others might use third-party commercial products
> like Orchestream or Goldwiretech.

and some completely generate them from an enterprise database


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