vyatta for bgp

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Sep 13 09:17:39 CDT 2011


On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:48:31 CDT, Jimmy Hess said:

> One thing..  the OP was asking about anyone using Vyatta for BGP.
> Using Vyatta for BGP doesn't necessarily mean the Vyatta unit is actually a device
> forwarding the packets...  someone could be using it as a route server, or for
> otherwise populating forwarding  tables of other devices with
> third-party next hops :-)

I would expect a properly configured Vyatta running as a route server
to be pretty darn near zortch-proof, no?  (Barring BGP packet-o-death
issues of course - but is there a router vendor who *hasn't* had at
least 2 or 3 of those? ;)
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