EdgeRouter Infinity as medium-sized "IXP Peering Router"?

Paul Gear paul at gear.dyndns.org
Tue Jul 4 02:39:02 CST 2017


On 04/07/17 12:28, Hugo Slabbert wrote:
> 
> ...
>>>
>>> As far as automation, it's a JunOS-like CLI originally based on vyatta,
>>> which AT&T now owns - and one of the main reasons is it's scriptability,
>>> use of Ansible and other tools right on the device, python, etc.
> 
> Technically I believe it's based on VyOS rather than Vyatta.  Same base,
> but just delineating that VyOS is open source and I don't believe AT&T
> wields any control over it.

EdgeOS was forked from Vyatta well before (around Vyatta Core 6.2?) VyOS
took up the last public Vyatta release.  It has therefore diverged
somewhat from current VyOS releases, but the two are still
mostly-compatible.

Paul



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