Mikrotik BGP Question

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Fri May 21 07:23:18 CDT 2010


On 21/05/2010 13:16, Lorell Hathcock wrote:
> job just fine.  (And he's the same guy that has bridged this whole network,
> so it is easy to disbelieve his opinion.)

ew.  nasty.

> So here's the question.  Is there something about running BGP on a Mikrotik
> platform that precludes having the internet connections come in at different
> locations?

I will refrain from making any smart-ass comments about Mikrotik and BGP,
but no: there is no reason whatever that you can't take your internet feeds
from different locations, so long as you have a good quality interior
network link between those two locations, and your two routers talk iBGP to
each other.  Just make sure your boxes have enough RAM to cope with a full
dfz feed.

I.e. it's just the same as using any other router in this regard.

Nick




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