Software router

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Wed Jun 2 00:36:10 UTC 2010

Openbsd makes a mighty fine router. Includes support for OSPF and BGP
out of the box.

Cory Struth
cory at

On 6/1/10, 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,
> --
> Andrey Khomyakov
> [khomyakov.andrey at]

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