Max Prefix Out, was Re: Verizon 701 Route leak?

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Sep 1 11:56:30 UTC 2017

On Sep 1, 2017, at 5:26 AM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
> i have 142 largish bgp customers, a large enough number that the number
> of prefixes i receive from them varies annoyingly.  how do i reasonably
> automate setting of my outbound prefix limit?

First, it seems you know the inbound so automating the outbound is simple arithmetic.

But even if that is unruly, setting the outbound to, say, 300K or so would keep you from spilling a full table. Not perfect, but better than nothing.

Orrrrrr, perhaps this feature is not for you?


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