Failover how much complexity will it add?

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Tue Nov 10 23:13:55 UTC 2009

Stef Walter wrote:
> In this day of and age of wild-west, cowboy attitudes between some of
> the biggest players on the Internet, does protecting against these
> problems require a routing device that can handle multiple full routing
> tables? It would seem so...

It has been routinely observed in nanog presentations that settlement
free providers by their nature miss a few prefixes that well connected
transit purchasing ISPs carry.

If business requirements for reachability necessitate multi-homing then
carrying the tables if probably also a requirement.


> Cheers,
> Stef

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