[c-nsp] x800 router for BGP

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Thu Feb 2 13:47:51 EST 2006

On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Ian MacKinnon wrote:

> What x800 series would people recommend as an alternative to a 7206
> for a simple BGP set up.
> Only advertising a /24 and accepting a default route and doing a max
> of 10M ethernet traffic

I've done a very simple BGP setup for a client using a 2801.  Two 
providers, a T1 to one and ethernet to the other, accepting a BGP 
generated default from each and announcing only one prefix to both.  This 
puts very little load on the router.

Would I try to do full routes on it?  No :-)


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