BGP visibility for /24 End User Allocation

David Swafford david at davidswafford.com
Fri Sep 23 15:15:47 CDT 2011


Shouldn't be an issue.  We're advertising 4 x \24s and using much more BW.

David.


On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Eric Germann <egermann at limanews.com> wrote:
> Long time on-again-off-again lurker.
>
> Looking to multihome in the most efficient mode.
>
> Our two upstreams are AS11530 (Embarq) and AS10796 (Time Warner).  Diverse routed fiber from each at 10Mbps.
>
> Our traffic profile is highly asymmetric as a consumer of bandwidth (12-15Mbps average inbound aggregate, 2-3Mbps aggregate very bursty outbound).
>
> Years ago when I tinkered with BGP there were substantial issues with getting any prefix too small through filters to see the "greater Internet" (IIRC it was a /19 at that time).
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> Given we really could justify a /24 realistically, what is the current status of filtering in terms of having that /24 get to the "vast majority" of the Internet given the two providers in question?
>
> Thanks for any advice in advance.
>
> EKG
>
>



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