[j-nsp] SRX & MPLS

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Aug 15 11:11:02 EDT 2012

On 15/08/12 15:29, Johan Borch wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a design question regarding MPLS.
> I'm planning to create a MPLS rings with 4-8 SRX240 devices in packet mode
> and the main purpose is L3VPN/VPLS
> p1-p2-p3-p4-p5-p1 (p5 connects back to p1)
> My budget is low for this and the srx240 is cheap, we will push max 1Gbps.

That should be ok. I've had hundreds of megabits of MPLS out of the SRX210.

> For example in some sites there will be two SRX and the plan is to use
> these two as P/PE and use VRRP for customer equipment. At the same time
> they will be P routers for other sites.
> Example site:
> P1--------P3-P4----------P5
>               \  /
>              (vrrp)
>      Customer equipment
> Do I make any sense? Will this work? :)

Should do. We use them in similar (but not identical) configurations.

I've never tested VRRP on them, however.

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