transit across the ixs
randy at psg.com
Wed Feb 17 13:42:06 UTC 1999
>> you might be amused to write a bit of code to see if your ix peers are
>> giving you next-hops of other provider(s). it is clear that a number of
>> providers are selling transit across the ixs. not at all cool.
> Note that CIX does this by default at PAIX and on PB-SMDS. Not that those
> are major exchanges by Randy's likely definition. The only time we force
> next-hop-self is if the peer deliberately asks the exchange operator for
> port filtering, or if we're otherwise explicitly requested by a BGP peer
> send routes with next-hop-self.
cool beans. employment security for level-3s at the noc. makes it really
fun to debug when packets come from places different where routes go. good
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