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RE: what's that smell?

  • From: Jason Lixfeld
  • Date: Tue Oct 08 15:04:32 2002

> Those are reasons against.
>
> We in the technical community need to develop or modify our tools to
> make those tasks easier.

My point, exactly.

> Hire a lazy but smart admin! :)
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 02:45:22PM -0400, Jason Lixfeld wrote:
> > 
> > > On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, Jason Lixfeld wrote:
> > > > In more cases than not, especially now adays with lots 
> of networks
> > > > peering all over gods creation, RPF can have some 
> pretty detrimental
> > > > effects if your routing is somewhat asymmetrical.
> > > 
> > > actually RPF is extremely effective especially where its highly 
> > > asymmetrical, eg at the edge. theres virtually no reason 
> not to RPF 
> > > dialup/isdn/cable/dsl/etc customers for example.
> > 
> > Sure, but to RPF so many customer facing edge ports in 
> comparison to the
> > far fewer number of egress ports makes the implementation procedure
> > quite extensive.  The more configuration, the more room for 
> errors or
> > "oops, forgot to configure that there", not to mention change
> > management.
> > 
> 





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