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Re: Problem

  • From: Arnold Nipper
  • Date: Sat Dec 20 19:39:33 2003

Stephen J. Wilcox wrote, On 21.12.2003 01:23:
I don't believe that route servers in the RFC 1863 sense have ever seen any real deployment.

I know at least one big global backbone who uses that deployment... i also know it causes them headaches!
To work properly rfc1863 requires also modified clients. Would be interestung to know what this big global backbone is using.

We considered to implement rfc1863 in quagga ( but stopped when we saw that clients have to support rfc1863 as well. And afaik no one of the big vendors does (or is even considering)