Router for Metro Ethernet

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Apr 12 23:12:55 CDT 2010


I stand corrected on the Mikrotik... Apparently, while not well documented, they
do, indeed support IPv6 and their Wiki even includes tunnel configuration
information.

Apologies to Mikrotik (and some encouragement to add this to your main-line
documentation).


Owen

On Apr 12, 2010, at 8:56 PM, Frank Bulk wrote:

> We run a 3845 at over 300 Mbps and it's less than 50% CPU....most times less
> than 30%.  No BGP, just OSPF.
> 
> Frank
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Stewart [mailto:nonobvious at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 1:27 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Router for Metro Ethernet
> 
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Dylan Ebner <dylan.ebner at crlmed.com>
> wrote:
>> However, this router also has 2 100mb connections from local lans that it
> is also terminiating.
>> For our 100mb metro e connections we use 3845s. The 100 mb service
> terminates into NM-GEs, which have a faster throughput than the hwics.
> 
> Be careful using 3845s for 100 Mbps connections or above - Cisco rates
> them at 45 Mbps (and 3825 at half of that) but last time I checked
> doesn't make any promises at faster than T3.  They're being
> conservative about it, but one thing that really can burn the
> horsepower is traffic shaping, which you need with some MetroE
> carriers.
> 
> 
> -- 
> ----
>             Thanks;     Bill
> 
> Note that this isn't my regular email account - It's still experimental so
> far.
> And Google probably logs and indexes everything you send it.
> 
> 





More information about the NANOG mailing list