[Mikrotik] OSPF issues
sreed at nwwnet.net
Wed May 15 08:29:01 CDT 2013
Please define "many routers." We have over 600 RouterBoards
participating in OSPF and the only time we have an issue is when a
wireless link flaps as OSPF needs to recalculate the table before it is
done. That seems to be where there is a memory issue.
On 5/15/2013 9:23 AM, Paolo Di Francesco wrote:
> yes STILL....OSPF has issues when your network has many routers
> participating to the OSPF graph. The simple solution is to decrease
> teh number or routers in the graph i.e. do not use OSPF where not
> absolutely needed and use static routing where possible
> Also you have to use the right 'configuration' on the link (if you are
> using wireless to connect) in order to let the OSPF messages pass.
> Usually ptpm solve many link issues
> Occasionally, I see OSPF disappearing or not properly working in some
> links, i.e. traffic passing but OSPF down on that link. In that case,
> rebooting the LINK (not the router) makes things go again
> Obviously this opens some problems when you are using PPPoE or
> accordingly with your network infrastructure.
>> I've been noticing a lot of OSPF/route issues, mostly with older
>> code as I've been adjusting the network (properly). After some
>> network maintenance I'm going to be bought some time, but I've lost
>> connections to routers (where rebooting brought them right back, no
>> changes). Travelling to a router at whenever, not fun, and I know
>> it's my fault because I don't have OOB built yet.
>> It looks like this:
>> Does anyone have a CR# for this so we can confirm OSPF fixes, or
>> perhaps a recommended Code to run until it is?
>> It looks like some of yall are seeing the same thing.
>> What's the best code for OSPF/routes?
>> -Mike Miller
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