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Re: So... what's the best routing solution for..

  • From: Roeland M.J. Meyer
  • Date: Thu Jun 11 10:23:22 1998

At 09:44 PM 6/10/98 -0400, Jon Zeeff wrote:
>
>> ... a small operation with a few computers (maybe three or four servers
>> plus a handful of other computers)...
>> 
>> ... that is not multihomed, and in fact will just be running an Ethernet
>> link down to the ISP downstairs...
>> 
>> ...that is too small to get an ASN and therefore can't do BGP...
>> 
>> Do I go with gated or something similar, or try to pick up a cheap used
>> router... because I am going to be in this situation within the next
>> couple months.
>> 
>> Suggestions?
>
>Don't use any routing protocol at all.  Actually, skip having your
>own router too.

Agreed, we ran default static routes for a long time. Y'all don't even need
a router. I might recommend a LinkSys 2-port ethernet switch, though.
(Control collision domains, See DataComm Warehouse.).
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