BGP peering strategies for smaller routers

William Herrin bill at
Tue May 3 20:31:53 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 3:50 PM, Gustav Ulander
<gustav.ulander at> wrote:
> Yes I can confirm that we also had the issue with the asr1001s.
> For us the router was fine until we upgraded it. When
> we rebooted it after the upgrade it ran out of memory
> when populating 2 full feeds.
> When we contacted TAC they confirmed that indeed
> it was a memory problem and that we would need to
> add more memory to the box.

Hi Gustav,

IMO, you should not accept that answer from the TAC. An IOS release
that crashes with two 600k BGP feeds in 4 gigs of RAM is badly

Bill Herrin

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