Re: Dynamic or Static routing
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If you need to ask these questions then static routing is more than
You need dynamic routing where you have multiple paths through your
IE: Load balancing/ Fail-over lines inside your network. (Although
use metrics and static routes here if it is a very simple network).
RIP is NEVER a solution for a service provider. OSPF and IS-IS are two
of the most used solutions, although I do know of one instance where
provider ran there customer routes through iBGP.
These requirements also change on whether you want to run MPLS in
My recommendation - if you have a simple network, keep it simple by
On Feb 6, 2006, at 11:40 PM, Léo Goehrs wrote:
Static routes is definitely a bad idea, in medium to large
nerworks, prefer OSPF☺
Do anyone use or have a complete static-routing based
network for customers (Cable Modem, DSL, dial-up, etc.) and/or
backbone? Why static routing could be better than dynamic routing
(RIPv2 or OSPF)?
Thanks in advance.
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