[c-nsp] Nexus 7707 as Internet Edge Router?

Łukasz Bromirski lukasz at bromirski.net
Wed Nov 15 17:03:50 EST 2017


> Return to Step 1 - "why, if you have customers actually *liking* your
> vendor-lock-in features, why would you stop shipping them?".
> Actually they seem to be really liking that... ASR920 doesn't do HSRPv2
> (though it *does* support HSRPv1).  So, if you have a 2901 + ASR920
> as router pair, no IPv6 first-hop redundancy for you (while ASR920 will
> do VRRP instead, 2901 won't).

2901 supports VRRP. Those things are “PI” code (Platform Independent).
As soon as you hit hardware dependencies however in platforms that
offload something to hardware… yes, world isn’t a fairy tale, no matter which
vendor you decide to lock-in-to.

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