Alex P. Rudnev
alex at Relcom.EU.net
Mon Sep 13 18:43:09 UTC 1999
KISS - keep things as simple as possible... OSPF is an open protocol, and
it's very simple in case if you have not 500 routers and 1000 flapping
routes in the network - what do you searching the headache for?
Multicast routing depends more from the options you have from the
hardware vendor - choose the simplest and more standard method and turn
PS. From my lectures to the students, quote:
The most complex routing method is STATIC - it's easy to implement (for
the HW vendor) but most difficult to configure.
The simplest routing is just dynamic routing in the plain schema (for
example, 'router ospf 1/network 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.255 - just 2 lines
for the CISCO, compare to the static' - may be it can argue someone do
not use the static at all -:)
On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Jack Crowder wrote:
> Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 11:29:58 -0700
> From: Jack Crowder <monterey at spies.com>
> To: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: IS-IS reference
> I was wondering if I could talk with someone who has recently implemented
> IS-IS. I'm attempting to move a small NSP away from static routing and
> based on their topology - OSPF would have to be configured all in Area 0.
> Since the technology provided by this NSP to their customers will include
> multicast services (video specifically), I thought that I should consider
> IS-IS while the slate is relatively clean.
> If there is someone who has implemented this routing on their network that
> I could ask a few questions of (practical experience), I would appreciate it.
> Jack Crowder
> monterey at spies.com
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