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Google compute engine private ASNs

If you manage to run a CSR1000v on something like Virtualbox, with like 8
GB of ram, you can actually work with a full IPv4 table.

Check this video on how to set up CSR1000v with Virtualbox within GNS3:


On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 5:59 PM, Mel Beckman <mel at beckman.org> wrote:

> The best way to learn BGP is using a network simulator such as GNS3. This
> way you can use industry-standard configurations and experiment with
> various failover scenarios. Http://gns3.org. There are tons of tutorials
> out there using Cisco BGP router syntax.
>  -mel beckman
> > On Aug 8, 2016, at 2:05 PM, Lee Fuller <leefuller23 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hey, first post so sorry if it's misguided. I'm curious about the BGP
> > implementation in Google compute engine that allows you to define routing
> > policy using private ASN numbers. How similar is it in terms of learning
> > about BGP as a broader concept, or is it all smoke and mirrors?
> >
> > I'm not in a position where iBGP would benefit me in any other context
> than
> > learning so I'm keen not to bother if it's too abstracted from a real
> world
> > scenario.
> >
> > Lee Fuller (mobile)
> >
> > PGP Fingerprint: 4ACAEBA4B9EE1B3A075034302D5C3D050E6ED55A