Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router (SR)

Tim Franklin tim at
Thu May 7 09:12:11 UTC 2015

> I am worried as most tech's know Cisco and Juniper, so going to ALU would
> be a learning curve based on replies I am getting off list.

It's definitely quite different from the CLI.  I'm still dabbling, but the guys here who have been through the training and are immersed in it really like it.  We're using a couple for feature-rich BNG - lots of MLPPP at high bandwidths (for broadband), heavyweight QoS, BGP to the CE, etc.  It's very controllable by RADIUS - template configs that you can fill in the values for, rather than the Cisco approach of AVPs with pages of config in.

ALU have an e-learning "SR-OS introduction" course, which is going down pretty well for jump-starting our Ops people.


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