RE: OSPF discontiguous backbone area posted 06/28/2004
True.. But he is not allowed to use virtual link or GRE in this case...
I am not sure any other method u can do it..
May be any other tunnel mechanism can be used... Like L2tpv3...
But its a layer 2 tunnel...
At 04:26 PM 6/28/2004 -0700, Jason Westlund wrote:
>Extending area 0 is not likely to be allowed if you were taking the lab.
>There is a way to create a GRE without creating another IP address.
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>Do not think any other options other than GRE or virtual-links.
>Are you allowed to create more loopabck interfaces with new ip
>If so extend the area 0 everywhere throughout the non Area routers so
>avoiding the discontiguous backbone :)
>At 10:58 AM 6/28/2004 -0700, Joseph D. Phillips wrote:
> >Let's say you were given the task of connecting two discontiguous
> >areas and weren't allowed to use the virtual-link command under the
> >Besides a GRE tunnel, what are your other options?
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