will ISP peer with 2 local WAN routers?

Joe Maimon jmaimon at ttec.com
Fri Aug 30 00:38:03 UTC 2013

Adam Greene wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have a customer who peers via eBGP with Lightpath aka Cablevision (AS
> 6128) and Level3 (AS 3356) and wants to do some dual-WAN router redundancy.

I am not optimistic for your odds in having 6128 do anything other than 
/30 for you.

(Though even then you still have options, up to and including eem IP 

> I have heard that carriers will sometimes agree to set up a /29 WAN subnet
> for a customer and peer with (2) customer routers.

Carriers who do that and more are my favorites.

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