Cisco 7600 (7609) as a core BGP router.

deleskie at gmail.com deleskie at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 00:12:56 CDT 2009


Roland,

 The only issue I have I with your reply is that is somehow still acceptable to not have these features in a core device.

-jim
------Original Message------
From: Roland Dobbins
To: NANOG list
Subject: Re: Cisco 7600 (7609) as a core BGP router.
Sent: Jul 18, 2009 1:09 AM


On Jul 18, 2009, at 4:30 AM, Steven King wrote:

> We use the 7600 platform as a Customer Border device.

The 7600 is actually quite a poor choice as an edge device (any edge)  
due to its caveats regarding NetFlow, ACLs, and uRPF.  It's far better  
suited to a core role, where it can handle mpps running without the  
need for these critical edge features.

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