[j-nsp] Usage of older M10 Juniper

Chris Cappuccio chris at nmedia.net
Tue Jul 1 20:35:33 EDT 2014

Tyler Christiansen [tyler at adap.tv] wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Robert Hass <robhass at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have old M10 router. I would like to use it for one customer.
> >
> > Router has Enhanced FEB, RE600-2048 and 3 GE PE PICs.
> >
> > My questions :
> > 1) How much full-BGP feeds I can have on this machine ?
> >
> ???Personal experience puts a current full table at ~500MB.  You could
> comfortably hold 2 tables.  Possibly 3 depending on your other
> configurations and how far to the edge you want to go.
> Your CPU should be okay, but it's been a while since I've worked on
> anything less than RE800s.  You should probably optimize your configuration
> to reduce CPU load as much as possible, though.???

RE600 is fine for normal usage. The problem you'll run into is that you have to add
RAM to the FIB if you want to run any kind of recent JunOS version. More RAM
that it was originally spec'd to handle.

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