Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router (SR)

Josh Reynolds josh at
Thu May 7 16:40:20 UTC 2015

It really bothers me to see that people in this industry are so worried about a change of syntax or terminology. If there's one thing about the big vendors that bothers me, it's that these batteries of vendor specific tests have allowed many "techs" to get lazy. They simply can't seem to operate well, if at all, in a non-Cisco (primarily) environment. 

On May 7, 2015 1:12:11 AM AKDT, Tim Franklin <tim at> wrote:
>> I am worried as most tech's know Cisco and Juniper, so going to ALU
>> 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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