[SPAM]RE: [SPAM]RE: Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?

Dennis Burgess dmburgess at linktechs.net
Fri Dec 27 15:00:17 UTC 2013


We have many with full routing tables.  Load balancing, works fine, I have one site with 8 DSL lines doing balancing across them.   We typically don't use a GRE tunnel, but OpenVPN or IPSEC work great.  


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From: matt kelly [mailto:mjkelly at gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, December 27, 2013 8:41 AM
To: Raymond Burkholder
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Subject: [SPAM]RE: Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?

They can not handle a full routing table. The load balancing doesn't work.
They can not properly reassemble fragmented packets, and therefore drop all but the first "piece". They can not reliably handle traffic loads over maybe 200 Mbps, we needed 4-6 Gbps capacity. They can not hold a gre tunnel connection.

On Dec 27, 2013 9:07 AM, "Raymond Burkholder" <ray at oneunified.net> wrote:

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> >My real world experience with these is that they suck. Plain and simple.
> >Don't waste your time.
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> Would you mind elaborating what you were trying to accomplish and what 
> failed?
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> Thank you.
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> Ray
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