Multi-homed clients and BGP timers

Steve Bertrand steve at ibctech.ca
Fri May 22 20:09:44 CDT 2009


Jack Bates wrote:
> Steve Bertrand wrote:
>> Well, unfortunately, the local PUC owns the fibre, and they have a
>> switch aggregating all of their fibre in a star pattern. They then trunk
>> the VLANs to me across two redundant pair. I'm in the process of
>> persuading them to allow me to put my own gear in their location so I
>> can manage it myself (no risk of port-monitor, no risk of their ops
>> fscking up my clients etc). This way, they connect from their
>> client-facing converter into whatever port in my switch I tell them.
>>
> 
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't this exactly the type of situation
> that BFD was designed to detect and help with?

I don't know, but I'm printing it[1] anyway to take home and read. It's
been mentioned a few times, and clearly worth learning about.

Thanks,

Steve

[1] http://bgp.potaroo.net/ietf/all-ids/draft-ietf-bfd-v4v6-1hop-09.txt
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