[nsp] using /31s
Alexey G Misurenko
mag at caravan.ru
Tue Feb 10 11:48:47 EST 2004
On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:36:20 -0600
Roger <grunky at rockriver.net> wrote:
> Mike Sawicki wrote:
> >Jeff is right. The only time I ever use /31's is to reference ip pairs
> >in filtering/acl applications. This is really the only realm in
> >which they are valid. Try 'ip unnumbered' if you are getting
> >desperate for space.
> The problem w/
> 'ip unnumbered'
> Is that you now depend on another interface being up. Granted the other
> interface is usually a ethernet interface which is pretty reliable, you
> open yourself up to one more point of failure.
You can use loopback as a 'source' for ip unnmebered interface.
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