leaking of routes by AS3549
alan at globalcenter.net
Tue Aug 4 20:28:29 UTC 1998
I erred again in the time zone correlation below.
1830-1905 UTC; 11:30-12:05 PDT; 2:30-3:05 EDT.
Thus spake Alan Hannan (alan at globalcenter.net)
on or about Tue, Aug 04, 1998 at 12:36:51PM -0700:
> The time should be corrected below as 1830 UTC [11:30 PDT],
> ending approximately 1705 UTC, or 12:05 PDT.
> Thus spake Alan Hannan (alan at globalcenter.net)
> on or about Tue, Aug 04, 1998 at 12:34:48PM -0700:
> > At approximately 1830 UTC [12:00 noon PDT] globalcenter
> > [AS3549] started announcing full routes to peers at most
> > exchange points with an AS-Path of 3549 [customer-as]
> > [worlds view].
> > This was due to a misconfiguration by a downstream customer
> > and the peering session filters during a customer turn-up.
> > This incident started at approximately 1830 UTC and abated
> > approximately 1705 UTC.
> > It appears that the BGP withdrawal propogation is quite
> > latent due to improper congestion due to this event, but
> > the withdrawls are processing.
> > We apologize for any inconvenience this caused you or your
> > customers.
> > We are reavaluating our turn-up policies and routing filters
> > to prevent a problem such as this from occuring again.
> > Please contact our network operations center
> > (noc at globalcenter.net) with any questions or concerns.
> > Our internal operations ticket is 9808040108.
> > -alan
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