large organization nameservers sending icmp packets to dns servers.
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Tue Aug 7 00:17:04 UTC 2007
On Aug 6, 2007, at 4:43 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Aug 2007 16:11:36 EDT, Matthew Crocker said:
>> But you could, it isn't hard to dump a BGP view into a box from a
>> border router and use that map to determine the proper DNS records to
> It's harder than it looks, given the number of people who pop up on
> this list
> and ask how to get BGP to Do The Right Thing when 2 paths are the
> same length
> but vastly differing in bandwidth, number-of-actual-hops, and/or
Plus you are assuming BGP knows the right answer.
People here are arguing ICMP Echo is a bad metric. BGP makes ICMP
look like the gold standard.
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