[j-nsp] Random question: JUNOS upgrades on dual-RE routers

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Thu Jun 28 10:23:56 EDT 2018

I almost always leave it running as master on the former backup.  It is good to exercise both REs periodically.  I haven't bothered with ISSU in a long time since I have node/path redundancy.

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 09:12:14AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> It's been a bit since I upgraded JUNOS on a dual-RE router, and I was
> refreshing my memory from the documentation.  I noticed at the end they
> list switching RE mastership back to the first RE (which of course would
> cause a second network outage)... is that really needed?  Do you do
> that, or do you leave it running on the previously-stand-by RE?

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