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Task #7178

Replace routers: router1.place5, router2.place5, router1.place6, router2.place6

Added by Nico Schottelius 10 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:
In Progress
Priority:
Normal
Target version:
-
Start date:
09/28/2019
Due date:
% Done:

50%

Estimated time:
(Total: 0.00 h)
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Description

To be able to support the full routing table and to mitigate the current routing problems, we wil replace all four routers this weekend.

Schedule

Saturday 2019-09-28

  • Prepare / check replacement hardware
  • Test cdist manifest/types with alpine
  • Replacing router1.place6
  • Replacing router2.place6

Sunday

  • Replacing router1.place5
  • Replacing router2.place5

Expected outcome

  • 4 new routers with updated OS and routing daemon
    • Upgrading to Alpine 3.10
    • Upgrading to bird2
  • Routers with full routing table in table
    • Allowing us to traffic shape on different uplinks better
    • Also required due to the loss of the default route next week
  • A couple of short downtimes during the two days
    • When changing the active router in the data center, it might take a few seconds for fail over to be active
  • Removal of keepalived for routing
    • Switch to BGP / loopback based redundancy

Subtasks

Task #7180: Phase in new router1.place6In ProgressNico Schottelius

Actions
Task #7181: Setup 2 new routers for replacement in place5Closedll nu

Actions
Task #7182: Update router configuration for place5Closedll nu

Actions
Task #7201: Test BGP based virtual ipIn ProgressNico Schottelius

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