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Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Tue Aug 4 11:23:51 CDT 2009


On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, hank at efes.iucc.ac.il wrote:

> a) they were smoking something and indeed decided to use EIGRP rather than
> BGP.
>
> b) they were testing out 4 byte ASNs and had a software issue in their IOS
>
> c) someone in Cisco wanted to download a new IOS and got frustrated with
> their new site so he/she pulled the plug.  Kudos to that brave Cisco
> employee.

I'm assuming that the outage this morning was catastrophic enough that 
whoever in their IT/Neteng group was working on this couldn't open a TAC 
case, or there were problems opening the case and then calling back into 
the TAC to get it escalated to priority 1.  I might be half-kidding :)

jms




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