BGP Failover Question

Hammer bhmccie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 12:15:39 CST 2011


I'm not argueing that at all. But it wasn't relevent to the question at
hand. And depending on the scale of your business dumping providers is not
something done on a whim. It's not like your fed up with DSL and want to
convert to Cable.


 -Hammer-

"I was a normal American nerd."
-Jack Herer





On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Bret Clark <bclark at spectraaccess.com>wrote:

> 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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