MPLS/MEF Switches and NIDs
mark at tinka.africa
Mon May 31 05:04:32 UTC 2021
On 5/29/21 04:17, Patrick Cole wrote:
> We ran a medium sized mpls network using ciena 3900 and 5000 series
> boxes on our microwave network.
> Nothing but problems, the mpls code was just not mature enough and our
> radio network had the boxes falling apart at the seams as storms
> rolled through. At that time they didn't support FRR or proper CSPF
> so everything had to be manually engineered active standby LSPs. Not
> sure if things have changed now. These boxes have Nortel vintage and
> they seemed best delloyed using PBB TE as it was mature.
Yep, same issues we heard from our last mile partner here in South Africa.
As a DWDM system, Ciena are great (we use them both on the dry and wet
As a packet box, I have no experience, but this is likely due to
instinctive reasons :-).
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