scalable FreeBSD based LNS (with L2TPv2)

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Oct 20 07:32:28 UTC 2009

Vincent Hoffman wrote:
> Rogelio wrote:
>> Has anyone created/used/found/seen a FreeBSD based LNS that supports
>> thousands L2TPv2 tunnels?  Right now, the only solution I see that scales to
>> this level is Redback, and if not a Redback box, then lots of Cisco 7200
>> boxes.
> I understand MPD (ports/net/mpd5) is used in large scale deployments.
> I've only ever used it as a proof of concept though, (for which it
> worked great, sadly they went for a pair of 7200s instead.)

It's Linux based, rather than FreeBSD  (and it is tuned for the way
things are in the UK) but check out



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