BGP Failover Question

Bret Clark bclark at spectraaccess.com
Tue Feb 22 12:11:28 CST 2011


On 02/22/2011 12:23 PM, Hammer wrote:
> As Max stated, you can set triggers based on thresholds that are monitered
> via multiple methods in Cisco IOS. That way you could force the route down
> dynamically. There's always a risk when letting the machines do the thinking
> but this would help in situations like this. Can't speak for other vendors
> but I'm sure the features are similar.
>
Well as someone else stated, if an upstream provider can't provide BGP 
reliably then it's time to give them the boot. Once in a year, okay, but 
beyond that, then it's time to read riot act with that provider.
Bret




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