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Re: routing architectures ( was Re: AT&T NYCrouting )

  • From: Ross Chandler
  • Date: Thu Aug 29 16:50:35 2002


On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Robert A. Hayden wrote:

 Um.  Set up more than one reflector....
So how many is enough?  I would think 3 is a minimum to come close to the
reliability/redundancy of OSPF.

-Ralph

My two cents..

BGP beats OSPF in the reliability stakes easily in my experience. I'd put as little as possible (loopbacks/internal links only) into OSPF. Two (or more)
BGP route reflectors deployed to reflect the physical topology/area structure
is explicitly redundant in a way that OSPF isn't.

Ross










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