[SPAM] Re: OSPF vs ISIS - Which do you prefer & why?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Fri Nov 11 06:22:47 UTC 2016

> > I think people were looking for specifics about the implementation
> > deficits in the junos version which caused enough problems to justify
> > the term "not getting it"?
> The only IS-IS implementation we struggle with is Quagga.
> For that, we run OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 on Quagga and redistribute that into
> the IS-IS core.
> Use-case is Anycast (DNS, NTP, TACACS+, e.t.c.) on FreeBSD.

We have a similar use case, and we run BGP on Quagga. Works great.
Haven't seen a need for either IS-IS or OSPF on Quagga yet.

For our core IGP it's IS-IS all the way. We switched from OSPF to
IS-IS more than 10 years ago, and never regretted it.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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