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Re: MPLS VPNs or not?
Vadim, > > Yakov, that was not nice. > > If you look at the "opposition" side you'll see quite a lot of people who > had to run real backbones; and who have a feeling of impact featurism has > on reliability of code. For what it worth, nothing makes you appreciate > simplicity and quality as getting dragged out of bed in the middle of the > night to fix backbone falling down in flames because of yet anothing > interesting glitch caused by the flaky but feature-rich software. > > My position was always consistent - if you can do something (like VPN) at > the edge boxes w/o inroducing complexity into core transport, this is the > way to do that. Then to be consistent with your own position, you certainly should agree that 2547 is "the way to do" VPNs, as with 2547 all the VPN-related information is confined to the PEs (where "PE" stands for provider *edge*), and none of the P (core) routers maintain any VPN-related information. Yakov.