[j-nsp] VRRP

Bill Nickless nickless at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Apr 7 16:04:38 EDT 2003

At 11:27 AM 4/7/2003 +0200, Hannes Gredler wrote:

>VRRP and the functionality of a VIP is intended as a
>high-resiliency tool targeted to end hosts and not for
>router 2 router communication ... [we have routing protocols
>doing that job much better ;-)]

That assumes you run the whole network; I can think of half-a-dozen places 
where VRRP (etc) is used because the (sub)organizations running two 
networks that touch don't trust each other enough to even run RIP.

Of course, in such a situation they're not running BGP either.  :-)

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