7206 VXR NPE-G1 throughput

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at alvarezp.ods.org
Mon Feb 10 18:27:34 UTC 2014

On 02/10/2014 08:05 AM, Vlade Ristevski wrote:
> The ACL is a recent addition and we can probably do away with it. I
> didn't notice a significant increase in CPU or drops since adding it.
> But we usually peak at about 200Mbps on this link. The full routing
> table is a must since we're dual homed.

You don't necessarily need the full routing table for dual home, only
for outgoing load balance. You can have BGP, filter your routes away,
just leave a default gateway and still have dual homing. Your outgoing
traffic will work as if it were active-standby, though.

My 0.02.

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