Did your BGP crash today?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Aug 28 06:31:03 CDT 2010


* Randy Bush:

> imiho, researchers injecting data into the control plane are
> responsible to have tested it at least against major bgp speakers.

Practically, this boils down to "don't do that", which is certainly
fine by me.

To carry out such experiments responsibly, you have to conduct so much
testing beforehand that the live test on the actual Internet will not
yield new insights (assuming you did your pre-experiment testing
properly).




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