Platform feature development for Cisco 7200 has ended, meaning open IPv6-related features will not be performed

Mark Townsley mark at
Tue Jun 21 09:44:25 CEST 2011

On Jun 21, 2011, at 9:05 AM, Gert Doering wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 05:09:25PM -0500, Frank Bulk wrote:
>> Yes, SRE3 does support DHCPv6-PD with automatic route insertion.
> Hooray for weird BU specific releases.
>> This abandonment won't be forgotten at product selection time.  What's
>> another BRAS platform worth looking at?
> I'm seriously tempted to grow our own next time - get a decent quad-core
> server with 4G RAM and a 10G NIC, put Linux or FreeBSD on it, and run 
> something like[1] on top of it...  real software modularity,
> full multi-processor support, yadda yadda...
> Gert Doering
>        -- NetMaster
> [1]: Last time I researched this, there were a number of competing L2TP 
> implementations for Linux, a fair number of them with commercial support 
> to back it - this time, I only found OpenL2TP, but I only googled for 
> 5 minutes or so, so I might have missed others

The ASR1K does a nice job of L2TP. SFR is using it for getting IPv6 to subscribers now:

- Mark

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