Intelligent IGP Link Costing Algorithms?

Patrick Greenwell patrick at
Fri Jan 11 06:01:15 UTC 2002

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Joel Krauska wrote:

> Does anyone use intelligent algorithms for determining IGP costs?


> An added twist appears to be that a full demand matrix
> is difficult to build without large systems of flow
> collection. I'm curious if the problem can easily be
> approached without full insight in to this data.
> (per link usage yes, but without end-to-end flows)

It's not merely flow data. You also have to include variables such as cost of
the circuit(s) at a given data rate.

                               Patrick Greenwell
                     Stealthgeeks,LLC. Operations Consulting

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