Arista Layer3

Job Snijders job at instituut.net
Thu Nov 30 22:43:34 CST 2017


On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 10:38:53PM +0000, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> Jared Mauch wrote:
> > Lots of folks also use MikroTik as well if the traffic is in the 1G
> > range or so.
> 
> mikrotik support for ipv6 is still dodgy: recursive next-hop is not
> supported in bgp/ipv6:
> 
> https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=123964#p610239
> 
> ...  and OSPFv3 routes with the local-address flag set are dropped:
> 
> https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=51124#p319794
> 
> Between the two of these feature deficits, ipv6 isn't a runner on this
> platform in a SP environment.  Both problems are due to be resolved in
> routeros v7, but the release date for this is elusive.
> 
> Also, the bgp stack is single-threaded and the individual core speeds
> are relatively low, so operating these devices in the ipv4 dfz can be
> troublesome.

And still no support for BGP Large Communities! :(

    http://largebgpcommunities.net/implementations/

Kind regards,

Job


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