Revealed: The Internet's well known BGP behavior

isabel dias isabeldias1 at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 30 15:47:53 CDT 2008


everyone seems to have their saying ....from leting you wonder on what is the problem to making assumptions to witty technical explanations and useless question rephrased. For some reading this some are just non-technical individuals posting messages.  All can be done ..we all know the BGP selection path algoritm and its extentions ...maybe a costing exercice to some that rather have interface X down for a while or reroute traffic through a different path 

Is the problem still occuring? Who's being affected?

PS: going back to the drawing board is also an interesting approach if this is geting too complex ...:-)


--- On Sat, 8/30/08, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net> wrote:

> From: Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net>
> Subject: Re: Revealed: The Internet's well known BGP behavior
> To: "nanog at nanog.org" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Date: Saturday, August 30, 2008, 5:01 AM
> On Aug 29, 2008, at 22:41, "jim deleskie"
> <deleskie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I'm afraid of the answer to that question
> 
> No you are not, since you already know the answer.
> 
> --  
> TTFN,
> patrick
> 
> 
> > On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:25 PM, Adrian Chadd  
> > <adrian at creative.net.au> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008, jim deleskie wrote:
> >>> Announcing a smaller bit of one of you block
> is fine, more then that
> >>> most everyone I know does it or has done and
> is commonly accepted.
> >>> Breaking up someone else' s block and
> making that announcement  
> >>> even if
> >>> its to modify traffic between 2 peered
> networks is typically not
> >>> looked as proper.  Modify your taffic good. Do
> it to anyone other
> >>> traffic = bad.
> >>
> >> The question shouldn't really be "would
> people do this to others'  
> >> traffic";
> >> the question should be "has it already
> happened and noone noticed."
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Adrian
> >>
> >>
> >


      




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