Practical Common Practice for Collocation Access

bmanning at bmanning at
Mon Oct 23 20:49:05 UTC 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 04:39:30PM -0400, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Is it enough of a problem, network operators would be interested in 
> publishing some Practical Common Practices (I hesitate to call it a BCP)
> collocation facilities could follow for some common access control 
> scenarios? Tenent access, pre-screened carrier, unscreened vendor, etc.

  i can see the reg headline now...  ISPs and BOFH's now pushing PCP!

> I wouldn't be surprised if most co-lo's don't actually have good reasons 
> why they do some things, and if presented with a reasonable industry 
> agreed practice, would adopt it.

	colo's live/die based on paying customers.  getting input from
	customers is not a bad idea.  tempering customer feedback w/
	legal and liability concerns is always a trick.


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