inter-domain link recovery

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Wed Aug 15 14:48:51 UTC 2007

On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:15:01 BST, michael.dillon at said:

> telecom hotel/data centre. In the exchange point, you could
> theoretically have special "INSURANCE" peering agreements where you
> don't exchange traffic until there is an emergency, and then you can
> quickly turn it on, perhaps using an automated tool.

And then there's the fun of doing actual live fall-over testing to make
sure it works as intended. (I wonder how many people who multi-home for
outage survival actually *test* their multi on a reasonably regular basis?)

And as Michael noted, this only works in a telcom hotel, where you don't
have to pay for dark fiber from your site to the connection point...
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