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Re: MPLS VPNs or not?

  • From: Robert Raszuk
  • Date: Tue Aug 07 11:35:38 2001


I am not defending IOS bugs or any particular implementation - I am
defending the architecture.


> Vijay Gill wrote:
> --On Tuesday, August 07, 2001 08:11 -0700 Robert Raszuk <[email protected]>
> wrote:
> > Besides for those individuals who have problems with  maintaining a
> > sinlge RIB with IGP routes I would higly advise a caution in deploying
> > an mpls-vpn service or even touching the routers :).
> It isn't quite the individuals who are having problems maintaining a single
> RIB with IGP routes, it looks like the software is having trouble keeping
> its sanity. Seeing that it took ~ 12 months to track down some iBGP
> withdrawl bugs and a single fence post error in an AS path sanity check
> took down a significant portion of the internet, I suggest perhaps one must
> first put ones own house in order before going out and throwing stones at
> others.
> thanks
> /vijay