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RE: OSPF discontiguous backbone area posted 06/28/2004
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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...
Shibu
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.
>
>-Jason
>CCIE# 13261
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>Shibu Nair
>Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 11:17 AM
>To: Joseph D. Phillips
>Cc: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: OSPF discontiguous backbone area
>
>Do not think any other options other than GRE or virtual-links.
>Are you allowed to create more loopabck interfaces with new ip
>addresses. ?
>If so extend the area 0 everywhere throughout the non Area routers so
>that
>avoiding the discontiguous backbone :)
>Shibu
>
>At 10:58 AM 6/28/2004 -0700, Joseph D. Phillips wrote:
> >Let's say you were given the task of connecting two discontiguous
>backbone
> >areas and weren't allowed to use the virtual-link command under the
>router
> >processes.
> >
> >Besides a GRE tunnel, what are your other options?
> >
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