Am I crazy!?
jason at lixfeld.ca
Thu Jan 27 20:48:15 UTC 2005
On Jan 27, 2005, at 3:01 PM, Jared Mauch wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 02:51:35PM -0500, Jason Lixfeld wrote:
>> Good thing this router isn't in production yet, but unless I'm crazy,
>> Telus is having a bad day:
>> *>i0.0.0.0 184.108.40.206 100 0 20161
>> 852 i
> It's quite common for providers to advertise default route to
> bgp customers.
Agreed, but in this case it's just a matter of BCP. My provider takes
a default from Telus. If I wanted to a default from that provider (who
is already taking a default from Telus), should best practice be such
that the default is sourced from my provider's AS, not Telus'?
> If you don't want it, 1) ask them to change their config
> 2) filter it
Absolutely. In this case, I hadn't dropped my filters in yet so it
stuck out like a sore thumb.
> If you ever get stuck on low memory or having to a
> split AS, it may be of value to have default route to hold
> things together..
Yup, been there, done that too...
> - jared
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