T3 or not to T3

Dorian R. Kim dorian at cic.net
Mon Jul 22 06:22:06 UTC 1996

On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Avi Freedman wrote:

> I hear that Sprint, one of the few large providers (that imposes filters
> on customer BGP sessions) that still bases customer peering filters on 
> as-path filters rather than on a per-session route filter list either 
> manually constructed or built automagically from databases, is considering 
> going or is going to go to route filtering its customer sessions rather 
> than as-path filtering.  Now, I'm talking here about the BGP sessions, 

This makes sense is this the "Right Way" to do things, IMO. However, this
requires a significant degree of router configuration automation, and some
sort a reliable database to do in a large scale. 

But then again, I'm sure Sprint has the resources to handle this type of a


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