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Re: IGPs and services?
On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 10:14:58PM -0400, [email protected] mailed: > Running a routing protocol on a unix box doesn't mean you're using it as a > router. Perhaps he just wants OSPF on a few servers so they can send > their packets more efficiently. Consider a case where you have a few > access servers and unix servers on the same switch and a router connecting > that POP to your backbone. Having a routing protocol on those unix boxes > means they can send packets directly to the appropriate access server (or > the router) rather than everything to the router, just to have it spit the > packets back out headed for an access server on that segment. Pardon my ignorance here, but wont ICMP redirects take care of this situation already? -- Bryan C. Andregg * <[email protected]> * Red Hat, Inc. gpg 1024D/19893A19 A8DA 869A 037A C6B5 BF07 AB61 E406 414B 1989 3A19 pgp2 1024/625FA2C5 F5 F3 DC 2E 8E AF 26 B0 2C 31 78 C2 6C FB 02 77 pgp5 1024/0x46E7A8A2 46EB 61B1 71BD 2960 723C 38B6 21E4 23CC 46E7 A8A2