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Re: Enterprise Multihoming

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Thu Mar 11 12:53:12 2004

JN> Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 10:10:17 -0700
JN> From: John Neiberger


JN> My current opinion is that since we can't accept much
JN> downtime in the case of a single provider failure, it's
JN> probably not wise to put all of our eggs in Sprint's basket
JN> even if all circuits are geographically diverse.

Use multiple border routers.  Keep your IGP lean and nimble.
Think about BGP/IGP synchronization.

WAN links can fail, but so can ethernet links and entire routers.


Eddy
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