AT&T and having two BGP peers
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Fri Jul 10 12:54:08 CDT 2009
On Jul 10, 2009, at 1:48 PM, Jay Nakamura wrote:
> We are getting an Ethernet DIA circuit from AT&T but they insist that
> they can't BGP peer with 2 routers on our side. The WAN circuit can
> only have /30 they say. Has anyone been able to successfully talk
> them in to bending their rule? If so, how?
> I know this should have been negotiated before signing a contract but
> I was unfortunately not in the loop... :(
> It seems like a ridiculous bureaucratic restriction.
Welcome to AT&T's "reality".
Fighting people who have been set in their ways for over a century and
actually capable of making the federal government bend to their will
is probably not good for your stress level.
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