Juniper MX10 and dual stack BGP

Justin M. Streiner streiner at
Wed Jan 30 22:16:00 UTC 2013

On Wed, 30 Jan 2013, Christopher Rogers wrote:

> Does anyone have any sort of performance numbers for the jnpr MX10 series
> running dual stack ipv4/ipv6?  I'm specifically interested in how many BGP
> prefixes it can handle in dual stacked mode.  I've got an environment
> currently taking 4 full ipv4 tables and a smattering of prefixes coming
> from a public peering exchange, and I'm curious what will happen if we move
> to dual stack...

I don't have MXs at the border at this point, but I do have a pair of 
M120s taking 3 full v4 and v6 BGP feeds, plus a few non-transit peers, and 
they're handling the load just fine.  Just as a point of reference...


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