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

Jérôme Nicolle jerome at ceriz.fr
Fri Jul 7 09:10:00 CST 2017


Hello Jeremy,

Le 04/07/2017 à 01:10, Jeremy Austin a écrit :
> can certainly handle a few tens of thousands of
> routes fine (single core BGP though), 

It can take multiple full views. It's also faster than an MX104.

> but I can't vouch for its ability to
> do IMIX or *flow at line rate

I wouldn't load one to 80g, but at 10-20G, it creates no bottleneck.

The entire packet-pipeline is in software. IPFIX is not sampled, it's
1:1 only AFAIK. It's also lacking some features, meaning you'd need to
filter through pmacct to add BGP informations.

Best regards,

-- 
Jérôme Nicolle


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