Visualizing BGP paths

Steve Bertrand steve at ibctech.ca
Wed Aug 12 10:42:30 CDT 2009


Dylan Ebner wrote:
> I have been working on a project to better illustrate for our manages
> the provider path data takes when it flows from one of our customers to
> our datacenter. I have tried to use trace routes to illustrate the
> number of hops data takes, but when I try to show many sources on one
> page, it gets fairly messy quickly. I am also less concerned with the
> number of hops, and more concerned with the number of providers. 
> Does anyone know of a toolset that will take a list of source IP's and a
> destination IP and show graphically which as numbers the packets need to
> traverse to reach our datacenter? I am thinking of something like this:
> http://www.robtex.com/as/as19629.html#graph, but instead of all the
> upstreams it would show something like AS16150 -> AS1239 -> AS209 ->
> AS19629.

I like BGPlay:

http://bgplay.routeviews.org/bgplay/

Steve
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