Anyone Deployed Ascend's GRF IP Switch?

Neil J. McRae neil at
Tue Aug 26 09:15:34 UTC 1997

On Fri, 22 Aug 1997 10:20:50 -0700 
 hoff at (Christofer Hoff) wrote:

> SO, the bottom line...has anyone else deployed multiple GRF400's with 
> success.  
> Ascend will tell you that UUNET has deployed (or is going to) a 
> hundred or so.
> I want to talk to people USING the technology, not thinking about it.
> Your comments and opinions are welcomed.

Yes I have a pile of them, they work well, but there are alot of
gotchas on them. UUNET are using them now btw:

>Connected to 105.ga025.XR4.NYC1.Alter.Net.
>Escape character is '^]'.
>Ascend Embedded/OS 1.3 (XR4.NYC1.Alter.Net) (ttyp0)
>User: Connection closed by foreign host.             

And if you've not used gated before I'd recommend using PC's to do a 
mock up of your planned backbone.

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