[j-nsp] Is bfd helpful in this scenario ?

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Wed Mar 16 03:20:51 EST 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Dang Le Hai wrote:
> - Network with all efficient link-status detection connections (E1, pos
> STM-N).
> - Can bfd help for ospf/isis in this case ?

It can help in the cases where the link-layer's link-status detection 
hasn't worked (yes, that has happened).  However, it is not clear 
whether it's worth to use BFD for that; just using the OSPF/IS-IS 
timers or reducing them might be sufficient.

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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