Software router

Mike nanog at
Tue Jun 1 21:33:26 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 22:13, Jeremy Parr wrote:
> On 1 June 2010 16:50, Andrey Khomyakov <khomyakov.andrey at> wrote:
>> Good times!
>> We are starting to play around with VMware SRM and they "virtual" subnets
>> that supposedly have to be able migrate from site to site in case of a
>> failure of the local hardware (or software).
>> Seems like to do that I'd have to run a software router on a VM that would
>> redistribute the "virtual" subnet into the physical routing domain.
>> does any one have any suggestions for a software router?
>> I'm running EIGRP on the net, so I guess nothing will speak that, so I'd
>> have to redistribute OSPF. Any OSPF software router software suggestion
>> would be much appreciated.
>> Or if anyone had implemented "floating" subnets, any other suggestions or
>> what to look out for would be also much appreciated.
>> Thank all in advance,
> Mikrotik would fit the bill.
Vyatta has a VMWare image. Have used and is pretty good. community edition or commercial supported.


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