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From: Swati Rastogi (swatirstogiYAHOO.COM)
Date: Fri Sep 14 2001 - 07:10:35 CDT
No, the LSA is not deleted (flushed) as soon as its age reaches MAXAGE. It
is finally flushed when its no longer needed to ensure database
synchronization. Infact when a LSA reaches MAXAGE its flooded to its
neighbors like an ordinary newly-generated LSA. (ref section 13.3).
I dont *think* any vendor adds a fixed/random jitter to the MAXAGE timer.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Srinivasa Chaganti" <chagantiPLURIS.COM>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 12:57 AM
Subject: Max Age Timer
> I have a question on deleting LSAs that are reached MAXAGE. Is it strictly
> required to delete immediately LSAs that are reached MAXAGE or would it be
> better to add some Jitter to the MAXAGE Timer. Are there any vendors out
> there do this adding of random/fixed Jitter to the MAXAGE timer?
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