Upstream BGP community support
steve at ibctech.ca
Sun Nov 1 22:18:13 CST 2009
Martin Hannigan wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Steve Bertrand <steve at ibctech.ca
> <mailto:steve at ibctech.ca>> 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.
> 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.
> What's the block?
I learnt early on that NANOG is not suitable to stage a reliable
'notification'. I was merely remarking (perhaps out of frustration) on
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