BGPMON Alert Questions

Nick Hilliard nick at
Thu Apr 3 12:17:07 UTC 2014

On 03/04/2014 13:09, ML wrote:
> Did you get any details on what specifically went wrong?  I don't recall
> any switch in my routing gear to "re-originate every prefix on the planet
> as my own".

Easy enough to do by e.g. redistributing your ebgp into your IGP and then
back again, or by a variety of other means.  It happened between 05:00 and
06:00 local time, so it's reasonable to assume that it was maintenance gone
wrong.  Horribly wrong.


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