To default or to not to default that is the problem ;)

Gert Doering gert at
Sat Jan 28 00:50:14 CET 2006


On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 12:45:45AM +0100, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> As an exercise for the readers, why would a "Tier X Transit" send on a
> default route it receives from another network ? :)
> Other question is of course why networks accept defaults in the first place.

"does it hurt"?

(If you have all the specific routes out there, the default route will
only make a difference for packets being sent to otherwise unreachable
networks - and that should not make a major difference anyway)

Gert Doering
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