10 gigabit inter-VLAN with a Mikrotik RB4011 – blog.kroy.io

Something I see pop up fairly regularly on a few of the forums, Discords, and subreddits that I hang out on is that the RB4011 is not capable of 10 gigabit routing

Guess what?

THAT’S WRONG

I’d be lying if I said that this xkcd wasn’t me sometimes:

Of course, whenever this pops up I’m not in a position to demonstrate the proof. It definitely can go almost full 10Gb.

But you say, it’s only got a single SFP+ port!

That’s what full-duplex is for!

I’ve got a number of these devices and have tested them extensively. The RB4011 is definitely capable of 10 gigabit routing, in a router-on-a-stick fashion.

 

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Updated: 2019-09-15 — 11:55

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