[c-nsp] OSPF VS ISIS

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Mon Feb 27 06:59:31 EST 2006

On Mon, 27 Feb 2006, Kshitiz Singhal wrote:

> We are coming up with new ISP and MPLS network and working to finalize 
> IGP to be used, we are exploring two option OSPF and ISIS kindly help us 
> on same and advise from your experience any issue like scalability, 
> convergence etc with OSPF and ISIS and advise which IGP is better.

My strongest pro-ISIS reason is the fact that if you run your backbone 
with ISIS and do OSPF in your distribution part and towards customers, 
it's less likely that you'll end up connecting your customers in your core 
IGP due to human error when configuring.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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