Juniper M10i sufficient for BGP, or go with M20?

Neal Rauhauser neal at lists.rauhauser.net
Sun May 13 20:48:29 UTC 2007



    M7i is a very, very attractive lab/spare box, but this company wants 
carrier class - dual engine M10i are the minimum.


John Crain wrote:
> You might even consider the m7i they can use the same cards
>
> JC
>
> On May 13, 2007, at 3:26 PM, Joe Abley wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 13-May-2007, at 15:33, Neal Rauhauser wrote:
>>
>>>  I don't know much about Juniper but I'm about to learn with a new 
>>> job. If I'm going to take full routes from a couple of upstreams and 
>>> have a couple of peers will the M10i (768M max) be enough or is the 
>>> M20 (2048M max) a better choice.
>>
>> I think the quick answer based on just that requirement is "an M10i 
>> will do fine". I am not aware that Juniper sell a router which will 
>> struggle with a default configuration to handle a few views of the 
>> full table, but perhaps my rhetorical spectacles are unreasonably 
>> rosy right now.
>>
>>> Layout here is such that I'd expect to use a single quad gigabit 
>>> port ethernet blade in each of a pair of M10i/M20 to achieve 
>>> redundancy.
>>>
>>>  Is there a pricing resource for this stuff online some where? I do 
>>> *not* want to hear from any sales people over this comment ...
>>
>> Try checking the j-nsp archives at 
>> <https://puck.nether.net/pipermail/juniper-nsp/>. Good luck with not 
>> hearing from sales people.
>>
>>
>> Joe
>>
>




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