largest OSPF core

Randy Bush randy at
Thu Sep 2 23:35:38 UTC 2010

> The stability of the topology plays a most prominent role, but it
> wouldn't surprise me if a OSPF network largely comprised of router
> LSAs (no redistribution), using today's hardware, could easily scale
> to 1000 nodes in an area.

i believe the original poster asked about actual operating deployment,
not theory.

and, i suspect one wants to know about full mesh under real load, i.e.
topology change, which can be exciting when one gets to a network of
significant size.


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