inter-domain link recovery

Scott Weeks surfer at
Wed Aug 15 07:22:50 UTC 2007

----------- rdobbins at wrote:---------------
On Aug 14, 2007, at 9:06 PM, Chengchen Hu wrote:

> 1. Why BGP-like protocol failed to recover the path sometimes? Is  
> it mainly because the policy setting by the ISP and network operators?

There are an infinitude of possible answers to these questions which  
have nothing to do with BGP, per se; those answers are very  
subjective in nature.  Can you provide some specific examples  

Perhaps your path flapped numerous times and you were "dampened" by your upstream provider?

First web search using "route dampening" gives:

As Roland mentions, specific examples (for example, "show" commands from the router) would help.


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