Extreme congestion (was Re: inter-domain link recovery)

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Aug 15 16:50:42 UTC 2007

On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 11:59:54 EDT, Sean Donelan said:
> Since major events in the real-world also result in a lot of "new" 
> traffic, how do you signal new sessions before they reach the affected
> region of the network?  Can you use BGP to signal the far-reaches of
> the Internet that I'm having problems, and other ASNs should start slowing
> things down before they reach my region (security can-o-worms being 
> opened).

I'm more worried about state getting "stuck", kind of like the total inability
of the DHS worry-o-meter to move lower than yellow.

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