AT&T and having two BGP peers

Bret Clark bclark at
Fri Jul 10 18:53:46 UTC 2009

Cancel the circuit...I know most of the providers I've worked with have 
a 90 satisfaction guarantee. Chances are if you cancel the circuit they 
will mysteriously find a way to work with you.

Warren Bailey wrote:
> Threaten to twitter about it. Worked for the guy on myth busters.. ;)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jay Nakamura <zeusdadog at>
> To: nanog at <nanog at>
> Sent: Fri Jul 10 09:48:15 2009
> Subject: AT&T and having two BGP peers
> We are getting an Ethernet DIA circuit from AT&T but they insist that
> they can't BGP peer with 2 routers on our side.  The WAN circuit can
> only have /30 they say.  Has anyone been able to successfully talk
> them in to bending their rule?  If so, how?
> I know this should have been negotiated before signing a contract but
> I was unfortunately not in the loop... :(
> It seems like a ridiculous bureaucratic restriction.

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