BGP peering strategies for smaller routers

William Herrin bill at
Tue May 3 16:12:42 UTC 2016

On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 10:35 PM, Eric Sabotta <esabotta at> wrote:
> I just did this with a ASR1001.  I had to upgrade it to 8gb of ram
> (I got the real Cisco stuff for ~ $500).  Before the router would
> crash when loading the tables.

Hi Eric,

Something very fishy there because:

> router1#show ip bgp summary
> BGP using 296,835,018 total bytes of memory

Commas added for clarity.

Bill Herrin

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