Transit LAN vs. Individual LANs
stephen at sprunk.org
Mon Feb 27 19:23:08 UTC 2006
Thus spake "Scott Weeks" <surfer at mauigateway.com>
> From: "Stephen Sprunk" <stephen at sprunk.org>
>> ITYM two big transit LANs -- one must be prepared for a
>> switch to fail.
> These're going to be router-to-router connections (each AR
> is connected to both CRs) and I had thought about tying them
> all into one VLAN vs. PTP Gig-E. I was just trying to find
> out the operational benefits of either design.
If your physical topology is going to be PTP links, then you should go with
PTP at the logical level as well. Making one topology look like another is
generally a bad idea.
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