local_preference for transit traffic?

Jeff Wheeler jsw at inconcepts.biz
Thu Dec 15 01:35:55 CST 2011


On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 2:24 AM, Keegan Holley
<keegan.holley at sungard.com> wrote:
> I always assumed that taking in more traffic was a bad thing.  I've heard
> about one sided peering agreements where one side is sending more traffic
> than the other needs them to transport. Am I missing something?  Would this
> cause a shift in their favor allowing them to offload more customer traffic
> to their peers without complaint?

Well, if Level3 wanted less ingress traffic, they would probably stop
this practice.  I would imagine they thought about it carefully.

-- 
Jeff S Wheeler <jsw at inconcepts.biz>
Sr Network Operator  /  Innovative Network Concepts



More information about the NANOG mailing list