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RE: AT&T NYC

  • From: Michael Hallgren
  • Date: Thu Aug 29 15:36:02 2002

> >
> > > On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 01:09:54PM -0400, alex@yuriev.com wrote:
> > > > > Has anybody mentioned the benefits of ISIS as an IGP to them.
> > > > Link-state protocols are evil, and when they break, they *really*
break.
> > > > I still do not see a compeling argument for not using BGP as your
IGP.
> > >
> > > Slow convergence.
> >
> > As well there is the issues of running a full iBGP mesh.  I've actually
> > been doing it, and now that I'm about to add my 5th router, OSPF is
> > looking a lot better than configuring 4 more BGP sessions.  I've heard
> > some people recommend a route-reflector, but that would mean if the
> > route-reflector goes down you're screwed.


What about a well choosen (wrt topo) pair of them...

>
> Planning on doing away with that pesky IBGP mesh and just redistributing
> BGP into OSPF are we Ralph?
>
> There is so much wrong with the above post that I can't do anything
> except hang my head in shame for people running networks everywhere
> around the world.
>

mh

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> Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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