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Re: [nsp] Cisco DS3 Questions..

  • From: Jesper Skriver
  • Date: Mon Feb 25 13:35:10 2002

On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 01:25:44PM -0500, Robert E. Seastrom wrote:
> 
> Jesper Skriver <jesper@skriver.dk> writes:
> 
> > On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 07:36:11AM -0800, Eliot Lear wrote:
> > > 
> > > At 09:24 PM 2/22/2002 +0100, Jesper Skriver wrote:
> > > 
> > > > > int Serial0
> > > > >  encap hdlc
> > > > >  down-when-looped
> > > >
> > > >I know, but that needs to be configued in both ends, and as it's not the
> > > >default, it's likely not to be configured on the CPE device ...
> > > 
> > > Neither is PPP.
> > 
> > The customer will never get the link up if he/she doesn't
> > configure PPP, he/she will get link up if the link is configured
> > for HDLC but they havn't configured 'down-when-looped'
> 
> The customer's failure to configure "down-when-looped" on his end will
> not adversely affect the behavior of "down-when-looped" on your end.

No, but the service will fail, as the traffic will not fallover
to the backup link.

> But this argument is really pedantic and silly.  Can we call it quits?
> Please?

Ok - but I wanted to correct the above mistake.

/Jesper

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Jesper Skriver, jesper(at)skriver(dot)dk  -  CCIE #5456
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