Code Red

Stephen J. Wilcox steve at
Fri Jul 20 15:36:59 UTC 2001

> Jeff Ogden wrote:
> > is causing network problems due to heavy ARP loads when the local
> > site routers ARP for what turn out to be unused IP addresses.  This
> > is an issue when there are large blocks of IP addresses behind a
> > router. It is less of a problem when there is a relatively small
> > number of IP addresses behind a router (say one class C worth). Are
> > others seeing these sorts of problems?  What strategies are there for
> > dealing with this?

Use smaller subnets (possibly vlans etc) !


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