RFC becomes Visio

Jason Baugher jason at thebaughers.com
Fri Sep 28 21:58:55 UTC 2012

On 9/28/2012 1:08 PM, Joe Maimon wrote:
> Just got told by a Lightpath person that in order to do BGP on a 
> customer gig circuit to them they would need a visio diagram (of what 
> I dont know).
> Has anybody else seen this brain damage?
> Joe
Regardless of all the other comments here making fun of the request, I 
can somewhat understand why they might do this. Some of the requests I 
have gotten from customers are so misguided and confusing that a simple 
diagram can go far to clear things up. I know it seems crazy to everyone 
here that can set up BGP peering in their sleep, but when you're getting 
a new request from someone who hasn't gotten an ASN yet, and has never 
heard of a routing registry? All they know is a consultant told them 
they needed to "do BGP" with their ISP?


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