disconnected autonomous systems

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Wed Nov 13 20:37:26 UTC 2002

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 02:28:07PM -0600, Daniel Golding wrote:
> As long as you are familiar with the pitfalls, there is nothing
> inherently wrong with using a single AS in multiple locations, and
> advertising discrete blocks of address space in each one. The best reason
> to do this is for a network that you eventually plan to merge - it
> eliminates issues of having to make major BGP configuration changes.

Nothing inherently wrong with it if you're paying for transit, but good 
luck getting peering in multiple locations without presenting consistent 

Just making sure Ralph knows this, since I'm sure achieving 99% peering 
by getting 10GE into NYIIX is the goal for his OC192 over 2600 network. :)

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