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How IPX RIP crashed a WAN

Does any body know any reported bug of Novell that can make servers to advertise multiple invalid networks?

We had a problem in the WAN caused by Novell servers advertisig more than 14000 routes in their RIP updates. Those were invalid IPX networks in our AS. There were a 7200 and a 3660 directly connected to the server farms, both are redistributing RIP IPX in EIGRP IPX, when the servers started inventing routes both routers crashed. It also caused a lot of routes in SIA in the whole WAN.

Does any body have a tip to investigate this Novell's bug?

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Re: How IPX RIP crashed a WAN

The following links has information on Cisco router crashes and how to secure from crashes.

IPX Display and Debug Enhancements

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios120/120newft/120t/120t1/ipxenhan.htm

Less Common Types of System Crashes

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/122/crashes_lesscommon.shtml

Troubleshooting Router Crashes

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/122/crashes_router_troubleshooting.shtml

Less Common Types of System Crashes

http://www.cisco.com/warp/customer/122/crashes_swforced_troubleshoot.html

Retrieving Information from the Crashinfo File

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/63/crashinfo.html

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