[c-nsp] MPLS over GRE/IPSEC

Robert E. Seastrom rs at seastrom.com
Wed Aug 8 11:30:14 EDT 2012

Gert Doering <gert at greenie.muc.de> writes:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 10:16:56AM +0300, Aivars wrote:
>> Well, 19xx with a proper licensing will work. Everything else depends
>> on pps and scale.
> I want to see that.  MPLS over GRE over *IPSEC* with 1 Gbit/sec using
> a 19xx (the original poster explicitely mentioned "1 Gbit/sec" as 
> requirement).  
> What's that license you mention, the "turbocharger tuning+" license?
> Cisco data sheets list the ISR G2 as "up to 350 Mbps with services",
> which means "if the sun is shining and you're not asking anything
> complicated, it might do 350 Mbps" - but there's no way to even go
> *near* 1 Gbit/s with those.  And that's for the 3945 - the 19xx are
> specced "high speed WAN environments ... up to 25 Mbps".

You forgot the "honoring the DSCP bits inside the encrypted packets"
part.  That'll be even more fun to watch.  :)


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