FCC: Staff Report on T-Mobile Outage on June 15 2020

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 18:37:39 UTC 2020

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 11:53 AM Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> > The larger story here is...
> >
> > "7. Routing.  Routers connect T-Mobile’s LTE towers to T-Mobile’s LTE
> > network.  These routers utilize a routing protocol called Open
> > Shortest Path First."
> you can blow it with is-is, just as you can with ospf, just as you can
> with pretty much any dynamic [routing] protocol.  though i am an is-is
> fanboy, i would not blame the protocol.  and if they can not manage the
> currently deployed protocol, i am not sure i would recommend they try a
> delicate transition.

Absolutely all of these guns pointed at toes can be problematic.
I don't often get a chance to poke fun at vijay though :)

On the bright side that write up by TMO was pretty great as a read...
good details  (or more than I expected from telco).

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