Upstream BGP community support

joel jaeggli joelja at
Mon Nov 2 03:00:02 UTC 2009

Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 08:09:40PM -0500, Steve Bertrand wrote:
>>> I am AS14270. BGP with me... its been two years... you've got to have an
>>> engineer who can set up a session by now, no?
>> Sounds like someone needs to send you a copy of "They Just Don't Want To 
>> Peer With You". :)
> ...and directly to your statement:
> send the book along. I'm not looking for a 'peer'.
> This is a situation that my PROVIDER won't set up a BGP SESSION with me,
> and they continue to STATICALLY ROUTE my ARIN ALLOCATED block to me.

Perhaps it's time to find a new isp, something called doesn't
sounds like a wholesale transit provider.

> They advertise it from their AS. Their AS advertises known bad space to
> me (which I've complained about). Their AS, In my humble opinion, is
> completely unreliable and non-trustworthy. My ARIN block is advertised
> by them, and I HATE it. They will not respond to me when I ask them to
> allow me to advertise my own space to them.
> Of course, having them 'listen' for my space, it would also allow me to
> advertise to other 'providers' which would allow for redundancy....
> Note...I have a /21. It's not like I'm advertising a /24, nor am I
> trying to do something that isn't in the best interest of my community.
> Steve

More information about the NANOG mailing list