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internet routing table in a vrf

On 03/07/13?22:22?+0200, beavis daniels wrote:
>I would to enquire about the cons/pros of running a full internet routing
>table in a vrf and the potential challenges of operating it in a VPN cross
>a large network that does peering and provide transit.
>I not a fan to support running it in a vrf.
>I am looking for a list of operational and technical challenges
>specifically around
>1) control plane  (route reflectors )
>2) forward plane (recursive lookup issues)
>3) Operational
>4) DDOS
>5) BCP and RFC that would break  eg "BGP-SEC does not support in todays
>draft to check prefixs within the VPN"
>6) Vendor specifics

We decided against deploying our internet routes via vpnvX. Two major
holdups for us were:

Each route inside a vpnv4 table will consume more cam (96 bits versus
32), which adds up when taking full routes.

Brocade XMR does not support distributing routes via vpnv6, or it did not
when we were designing our MPLS network.

One of the benefits of distributing internet routes inside a VRF is that it
logically separates those routes from your IGP routing tables (your P
routers don't see internet routes). Keeping internet routes inside your
default VRF may lead to unexpectedly leaking IGP routes out to your BGP
sessions, so BGP filters are important, as well as using unique (RIR)
addresses inside your MPLS mesh.

Dan White