Did your BGP crash today?

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Fri Aug 27 14:13:24 CDT 2010


On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 01:29:15PM -0400, Jared Mauch wrote:
> 
> Unknown BGP attribute 99 (flags: 240)
> Unknown BGP attribute 99 (flags: 240)
> Unknown BGP attribute 99 (flags: 240)
> Unknown BGP attribute 99 (flags: 240)
> Unknown BGP attribute 99 (flags: 240)

Just out of curiosity, at what point will we as operators rise up 
against the ivory tower protocol designers at the IETF and demand that 
they add a mechanism to not bring down the entire BGP session because of 
a single malformed attribute? Did I miss the memo about the meeting? 
I'll bring the punch and pie.

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Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
GPG Key ID: 0xF8B12CBC (7535 7F59 8204 ED1F CC1C 53AF 4C41 5ECA F8B1 2CBC)




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