A few years ago, the traditional wisdom was that you could not do load balancing in networks using Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) as their core routing protocol. The technology, actually its implementa... more
The introduction of real-time mission-critical applications (like voice-over-IP) into data networks has prompted many network designers to tune their routing protocols for faster convergence. The resu... more
The February IP Corner article Small Site Multi-Homing described how to implement the small site multi-homing with existing Cisco technologies in the existing ISP environment. That article has generat... more
Have you ever wanted to fine-tune the IOS show commands to provide you with the exact information you need instead of having to dig through long screens full of data you are not interested in to find ... more
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Cisco’s proprietary yet hugely successful and widely deployed routing protocol is known to behave disappointingly in inadequately designed networks.... more

Small Site Multi-Homing

High-availability seems a de-facto requirement of enterprise networks, even more so today as the network managers have to migrate from traditional highly robust technologies to MPLS/VPN- or Internet-b... more