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Re: IGPs and services?

  • From: nicholas harteau
  • Date: Wed May 17 11:09:01 2000

Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> > [email protected]: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 10:34 PM
> > What  is  the  general  feeling  about running  routing  protocols  on
> > web/dns/mail servers?
> Technically, not a problem. However, there is a school of thought that
> thinks that to be a bad policy. That routing functions should be on
> appliance-level systems, like routers.

Has anyone given any thought to using some mechanism like 'redistribute
connected' in conjunction with IPIP tunnels to hosts?  When host goes
poof, tunnel interface goes down, route goes away.  No complicated
routing processes are involved.

nicholas harteau
[email protected]