AS path question.

Jack Bates jbates at
Thu Nov 11 07:53:04 CST 2010

On 11/11/2010 6:31 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> Speaking of prepends, what's the community opinion on prepending someone
> else's ASN on your routes for TE purposes if you're announcing routes
> you don't want certain AS's to see, but don't have a communities knob
> that works for those networks? I was pretty negative on the idea until I
> was in the situation of having a working knob taken away. Nobody's
> complaining about it...probably not even noticing it.

Per usual, I'm some people look on it with distaste, though I feel that 
is an emotional response and not a technical viewpoint, as it is a 
perfect way of handling hinge case workarounds that are usually 
temporary in nature.


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