Software router

Dennis Burgess dmburgess at linktechs.net
Wed Jun 2 09:16:12 CDT 2010


RouterOS does run in virtual environments, super small, and has BGP,
OSPF, firewalling, etc., all built right in.  

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Dennis Burgess, CCNA, Mikrotik Certified Trainer, MTCNA, MTCRE, MTCWE,
MTCTCE, MTCUME 
Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik & WISP Support Services
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Parr [mailto:jeremyparr at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 4:14 PM
To: Andrey Khomyakov; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Software router

On 1 June 2010 16:50, Andrey Khomyakov <khomyakov.andrey at gmail.com>
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.




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