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Re: handling large numbers of EBGP peers

  • From: Leigh Porter
  • Date: Thu Dec 11 03:52:30 1997

Alex Bligh wrote:

> > I've got a router on Mae West with an open peering policy that has
> > close to 70 peers.

Sorry, we are not at MAE(E/W) right now. What effect does running 70 peers on a
4700 give, is ita memory or just a not enough UMPH problem?

> 1. Consider using RA for less important peers. This saves you EBGP sessions.
> 2. I'm running a 7507 at MAE-East with a similar number of peers which
>    is as stable as MAE-East allows it to be.

Leigh Porter