Category Archives: Routing

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Stretched VLAN over MPLS/GRE/IPSEC on SRX

Its been a long time since I last posted but I felt this was worth the effort, as there was so many incorrect posts around on this subject. That is not to critisize other bloggers and engineers, but there was … Continue reading

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Juniper Event Scripts – A brief HOWTO

A few weeks back there was a requirement to deploy 2 SRX5600 devices in the core of the network. Yes, I know, a hugely bad plan with first generation hardware, buggy as hell and we are still suffering from the … Continue reading

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How OSPF SPF Adaptive Timers are implemented in IOS and JUNOS

It became a fact that both of Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks have proved their strong market penetration and most of the operators and providers deploying the various platforms of both of them. Based on this, it became an essential … Continue reading

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Bridging on the MX platform

I recently had the pleasure of setting up some bridging interfaces (or IRB) on an MX960 router. It wasnt very complex and after a few hours in the lab doing some testing I was ready to deploy. While I was … Continue reading

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Where “IP OSPF mtu-ignore” is really needed ?

  Some days back, I was bringing OSPF adjacencyies between two routers, which shown in the below diagram.          The interface configuration for both routers are shown below    The adjacency was not coming up and using … Continue reading

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