Re: [nsp]

From: Scott Whyte (
Date: Tue May 29 2001 - 16:49:14 EDT

On Sat, 26 May 2001, Bryan Ginman wrote:

> The reason that this is not preferable is that it injects it as a External
> type 2 route with a much higher AD and does not increase its metric through
> the area.

A type-4 LSA for each router redistributing connected will also be created
by the area ABRs, since each is now an ASBR, adding to the scalability

> This can cause problems in large networks if you are not careful and
> definitely is not as clean. In and of itself this is not necessarily
> "evil", however in large networks with multiple redundant paths, etc
> this is not "best practice" the best practice is to run the IGP on all
> interfaces in the passive state that you do not want to actively
> participate in IGP conversations.
> Bryan Ginman
> Vice-President, Network Services
> 203-388-3566


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