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Re: Peering VLANs and MAC addresses
- From: Mike Hughes
- Date: Thu Nov 10 02:19:12 2005
On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Alexander Koch wrote:
> I know the changes the LINX has implemented, and I am
> curious... and this might affect other folk as well.
> What is better - the LINX approach (blocking the port,
> trying again in x minutes when too many MACs were seen)
> or the Equinix approach (we hardcode your MAC per VLAN/
> per port if untagged, all else we just drop)?
Much of a muchness really.
With the former approach, it's easier for the participants to effect
changes to their IX equipment without having to ask the IX operator to
clear the locking/reconfigure the static MAC.
The protection against badness is pretty equal, whatever you do.