Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 to TOR

Nick Hilliard nick at
Thu Nov 12 21:00:11 UTC 2009

On 12/11/2009 20:40, Bulger, Tim wrote:
> Slightly off-topic.. Consider offloading 100Mb connections like PDUs,
> DRAC/iLO, etc. to lower cost switches to get the most out of your
> premium ports.

Not just that, you can also use lower cost switches to move your management 
fully out-of-band with respect to your production traffic.  This can work 
well in times of catastrophe.


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