MPLS VPN design - RR in forwarding path?
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Fri Jan 2 18:24:05 UTC 2015
On Thursday, January 01, 2015 11:37:25 PM Baldur Norddahl
> Is there a good reason to use actual router hardware for
> the route reflector role?
It used to be code maturity - but major vendors are
supporting service-grade code on VM's.
> Even a cheap server has more
> CPU and memory. If it is not in the forwarding path,
> this is a computing task - not a move packets at line
> speed task.
> Are anyone using Bird, Quagga etc. for this?
Wish I could - to be honest, these don't give me enough
comfort for a production network.
We use Quagga on FreeBSD for Anycast-this-&-that - from that
experience, I'd not use it for backbone routing. YMMV.
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