OSPF Costs Formula that include delay.

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Jan 24 20:59:19 UTC 2014

On Jan 24, 2014, at 12:41 PM, Raymond Burkholder <ray at oneunified.net> wrote:

>> Some networks I have worked with took the average latency of each link and
>> assigned that (with some constant multiple) as the interface cost.
>> Of course this all fails miserably if you are using anything like MPLS
>> underneath your OSPF.
> But then when using MPLS underneath, then MPLS Traffic Engineering can be
> used to do some interesting path computations and resiliency configurations.

I wasn’t attempting to promote or discourage use of MPLS. I was merely endeavoring to point out that in an MPLS world, OSPF costs are not how you want to manage your traffic.


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