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Re: Transit LAN vs. Individual LANs
On Feb 24, 2006, at 9:03 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:
Personally, I like the to KISS, so one big 'transit LAN'.I have 2 core routers (CR) and 3 access routers (AR) currently connected point-to-point where each AR connects to each CR for a total of 6 ckts. Now someone has decided to connect them with Gig-E. I was wondering about the benefits or disadvantages of keeping the ckts each in their own individual LANs or tying them all into one VLAN for a "Transit LAN" as those folks that decided on going to Gig-E aren't doing any logical network architecting (is that a real word?).
An argument could be made for individual VLANs to keep things like b- cast storms isolated. But I think the additional complexity will cause more problems than it will solve.
Or maybe I'm just too dumb to keep up with the additional complexity. :)