VRF/MPLS on Linux

Denys Fedoryshchenko denys at visp.net.lb
Tue Aug 23 09:04:02 CDT 2011

 On Tue, 23 Aug 2011 09:50:30 -0400, Jared Mauch wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2011, at 9:45 AM, nanog at rhemasound.org wrote:
>> While I have found some information on a project called linux-mpls I 
>> am having a hard time finding any solid VRF framework for Linux.  I 
>> have a monitoring system that needs check devices that sit in 
>> overlapping private ip space, and I was wondering if there is anyway I 
>> could use some kind or VRF type solution that would allow me to label 
>> the "site" the traffic is intended for.  The upstream router supports 
>> VRF/MPLS, but I need to know how I can get the server to label the 
>> traffic.  I would appreciate any input.
> In linux, you can manage the different routing tables.
> You can do this with the iptables + iproute2 series of commands.  The
> tables 254/255 are the main and local tables.
> You shouldn't have too much trouble finding information via google on
> how to manage your needs.
> - Jared
 I guess VRF more close to Linux containers.

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 Denys Fedoryshchenko
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