Modelling a large ISP network with C-BGP

Gregory Hicks ghicks at cadence.com
Thu Feb 2 22:41:26 UTC 2006


> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> From: Christian Kuhtz <kuhtzch at corp.earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: Modelling a large ISP network with C-BGP
> Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 17:19:50 -0500
> To: Gregory Hicks <ghicks>
> 
> 
> On Feb 2, 2006, at 5:02 PM, Gregory Hicks wrote:
> 
> >
> >> From: Christian Kuhtz <kuhtzch at corp.earthlink.net>
> >> Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 15:38:57 -0500
> >>
> >> On Feb 2, 2006, at 3:34 PM, Alain Hebert wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I fail to see a usage for smaller ISP that are using BGP only
> >>> for peering and OSPF internaly.
> >>
> >> Why would you need to sim this at small scale?
> >
> > How about for a net that has 540+ networks?  It would be  
> > interesting to see what happens if you perturb this BEFORE you do
> > the perturbation...
> 
> *sigh*
> 
> You just made me speechless.  All I can come with is "Well, DUH!"

Christian:

Honestly, I didn't *mean* to make you speechless!  It just happened...

What I *meant* to write was

... 540+ SUBnets.  We have several /16 addresses and some 35K hosts right now - but 
still growing...  All this is hiding behind one AS...  (used to be three ASes)
> 
> *sigh*
> 

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