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Re: Using link congestion to control routing updates
--On Thursday, December 19, 2002 12:10 -0500 David Scott Olverson <[email protected]> wrote:
Route flap is bad. Something like this would introduce a huge amount of route flap, and would probably just end up causing congestion ossilation.Hello all, I was wondering if anyone was aware of a way to use the congestion of a network link to control the routing update. For example if I have a very small link that gets congested, I may want the router to withhold a routing update until link congestion falls below a certain threshold like 60% of bandwidth. Is anyone aware of anything like this available today or a technique that might accomplish something similar? You can contact me off list if this topic isn't germane.
As far as I know there is nothing to do this in the 'common' routers (cisco, Juniper).
Alec H. Peterson -- [email protected]
Chief Technology Officer
Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com