HSRP vs VRRP for IPv6 on IOS-XE - rekindling an old flame

Randy randy_94108 at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 20 17:15:31 CDT 2012


--- On Mon, 8/20/12, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> From: Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com>
> Subject: Re: HSRP vs VRRP for IPv6 on IOS-XE - rekindling an old flame
> To: sthaug at nethelp.no
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Date: Monday, August 20, 2012, 1:31 PM
> VRRP is to HSRP what 802.1q is to
> ISL...
> 
> I highly recommend using VRRP instead of HSRP because:
> 
> 1.    It is a more robust protocol
> 2.    It is vendor agnostic
> 3.    Being vendor agnostic it is more likely
> to have a continuing future.
> 
> Does anyone still use ISL?
> 
> Owen
> 

...rhetorical question perhaps; historically, interesting:

ISL: I last used in 2005
CET: ....2000

./Randy



More information about the NANOG mailing list