BGP announcements and small providers

Adrian Bool aid at
Wed Feb 26 09:15:07 UTC 1997

On Wed 26 Feb, Matt Ranney wrote:
> As it is, if the interface-defaulted squid machine was dual-homed to
> providers X and Y that don't peer, a customer of X could get the A
> record for the interface in Y's space.  The client would then have to
> take the transit path between X and Y, which for many X's and Y's,
> sucks.

You could take in all the BGP data from your providers (read-only as it
were) then link that into your DNS server so that it returns an IP
address according to the 'best' (however you define that...) route
that you have back to them...? 


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