[afnog] Backup routing Engine

ibtisam jamal ibty.jamal at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 09:32:54 UTC 2012

Thanks ..everything went well.

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:

> On Wednesday, June 13, 2012 04:23:58 PM ibtisam jamal wrote:
> > we dont have
> Then that's fine.
> Your upgrade procedure will be okay. Just be sure to run a
> backup (request system snapshot) of the current system prior
> to upgrading.
> Also note that since Junos 9, you now require a minimum of
> 1GB compact flash on the RE's. While I've installed Junos
> 10.4 on a 256MB compact flash on an M7i (out of
> desperation), it's not something I'd generally recommend.
> As you will be turning on GRES after you deploy the 2nd RE,
> you'll always need to disable it before any other Junos
> upgrades. Don't worry, if you forget, the system will remind
> you.
> Also, one suggestion, after you install the 2nd RE, is to
> enable automatic synchronization of the committed
> configuration between both the primary and backup RE's.
>        set system commit synchronize
> If you don't include that command, you have to manually
> synchronize the configurations (commit synchronize), which
> is easy to forget, and a bad situation to be in if you're
> ever in a failover state.
> Best of luck,
> Mark.
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