bgp convergence problem

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Thu May 8 14:41:21 UTC 2014

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 1:51 AM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at> wrote:
> On Wednesday, May 07, 2014 07:28:46 PM Peter Rubenstein
> wrote:
>> Operationally speaking, AS1 should not be leaking routes
>> from one upstream to the other.  Bad route policy.

ideally it'd be nice to be valley-free... so to speak.

>> Also, AS3 should not accept routes from AS1 that don't
>> belong to it.  Customer router filtering would prevent
>> this.

always with the route filtering... routes want to be free man, free!

> How I wish this happened in real life.
> We are chasing route leaks several AS's down the path that
> are not even remotely connected to us on a weekly basis. But
> I guess that's what they pay us for :-(.

if only there were some technology that could be used to thwart such things.

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