Peer1/Server Beach support for BGP on dedicated servers

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Sat May 19 16:20:02 UTC 2012

On 5/19/12 3:48 AM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 3:23 AM, Anurag Bhatia <me at> wrote:
>> Was wondering if there's anyone from Server Beach/Peer1 here. We have a
>> dedicated server with them which we primarily use for DNS. I am adding
>> support for anycasting on that one but seems like Peer1 is not supporting
>> BGP at all. NOC support told me that they can announce our block
>> and statically pass us but cannot hear BGP announcement from our router.
>> Was wondering if someone else had similar issue?
> Generally, most dedicated hosting (renting/leasing the exclusive use
> of a computer in their facility) outfits aren't setup to speak BGP to
> individual servers/customers. Such a request is usually infrequent
> enough that it doesn't warrant setting up the added hardware.

There are places that can do such requests easily and quickly, but
they're typically smaller outfits that don't have thousands of customers
doing cookie-cutter packages.


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