Time Warner outage?

Chris Garrett chris at aperturefiber.com
Thu Aug 28 17:37:11 UTC 2014


Based on the link that Wes shared, sounds like someone made a BGP boo boo. 

Not that I routed damn near the whole internet down a customers DS3 or anything once, but I can see how it could happen and then propagate out of control before it was caught. 

On Aug 28, 2014, at 11:57 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Steve Naslund" <SNaslund at medline.com>
> 
>> I don’t buy that excuse either. If Level 3 is doing fiber maintenance
>> on any route and takes down your entire network, then you have a
>> pretty poor backbone design. It is not Level 3s fault if you design
>> your network such that a single route loss causes a huge outage.
> 
> Does the T-Bone run over L3?  I thought it was either owned or dark-leased
> fiber and their own routers...
> 
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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