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Re: Transit LAN vs. Individual LANs
From: "Stephen Sprunk" <stephen () sprunk org>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 13:23:08 -0600


Thus spake "Scott Weeks" <surfer () mauigateway com>
From: "Stephen Sprunk" <stephen () sprunk org>
ITYM two big transit LANs -- one must be prepared for a
switch to fail.

These're going to be router-to-router connections (each AR
is connected to both CRs) and I had thought about tying them
all into one VLAN vs. PTP Gig-E.  I was just trying to find
out the operational benefits of either design.

If your physical topology is going to be PTP links, then you should go with PTP at the logical level as well. Making one topology look like another is generally a bad idea.

S

Stephen Sprunk        "Stupid people surround themselves with smart
CCIE #3723           people.  Smart people surround themselves with
K5SSS smart people who disagree with them." --Aaron Sorkin

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