Chapter 11. Designing Scalable AppleTalk EIGRP Networks

AppleTalk was not designed to be a scalable protocol, and the AppleTalk EIGRP implementation follows that philosophy very closely. No explicit scalability features exist in AppleTalk EIGRP implementation. AppleTalk EIGRP does not support route summarization or default routes (because the AppleTalk protocol does not support them) and the route filtering and redistribution control capabilities are extremely limited. AppleTalk route filters and a few additional tools (such as multiple routing protocols in the network core) will be discussed briefly in this chapter.

AppleTalk EIGRP Route Filters

AppleTalk does not support routing protocol-specific filters, such as IP or IPX. Additionally, routing ...

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