[j-nsp] Juniper MX5 Advice
jstuxuhu0816 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 08:12:57 EST 2013
one suggestion is that, you can configure the vrrp between two mx5, based
on the vrrp vip address to advertise the default route to the rest of the
internal network. i.e. if mx5-1 is active, default route will advertise
from router one only if vip is in mx5-1 routing table, if switchover to
mx5-2, then advertise default route from second.
On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
> On Monday, November 25, 2013 11:21:21 PM Jason Warren wrote:
> > I am looking for some advise. I am looking at picking up
> > two Juniper MX5's to replace a Cisco 7206 Router that is
> > acting as a BGP router. I am wanting to run the
> > Juniper's in as much of a HA or failover as can be. I
> > have two BGP connections to the outside world. My
> > thought process so far is to terminate one upstream BGP
> > connection into each MX5. Then I was thinking of running
> > a physical link between the two MX5s and run a iBGP
> > session . Then coming off each MX5 would be a VRRP
> > instance that would connect to the rest of my network.
> > This would allow all of my network to only know one
> > default gateway but hopefully allow the MX5's the
> > capability of fully utilize both upstream connections.
> > Is there a better way or any 'gotchas' that comes to
> > mind with the above?
> That's a reasonable deployment.
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