BFD for routes learned trough Route-servers in IXPs
fischerdouglas at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 18:02:53 UTC 2020
My idea with the initial mail was:
a) Check if there is anything hindering the evolution of this draft to an
b) Bet in try to make possible a thing that nowadays could be considered
"How to enable the BFD capability on a route-server with 2000 BGP
Sessions without crashing the box?"
c) How about suggesting a standard best practice dor ARP-Timeout for IXPs.
And creating tools to measure the ARP-Timeout configurations of each
participant, and make this info available trough standard protocols.
Em qua., 16 de set. de 2020 às 18:14, Christopher Morrow <
morrowc.lists at gmail.com> escreveu:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:55 PM Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> > >>> So, I was searching on how to solve that and I found a draft (8th
> > >>> with the intention to solve that...
> > >>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-idr-rs-bfd-08
> > >>>
> > >>> If understood correctly, the effective implementation of it will
> depend on
> > >>> new code on any BGP engine that will want to do that check.
> > >>> It is kind of frustrating... At least 10 years after the release of
> > >>> until the refresh os every router involved in IXPs in the world.
> > >>
> > >> you have a better (== easier to implement and deploy) signaling path?
> > >>
> > >> the draft passed wglc in 1948. it is awaiting two implementations, as
> > >> is the wont of the idr wg.
> > >
> > > I think you also mean to say: "this is actually still a DRAFT and not
> > > an RFC, so really no BGP implementor is beholden to this document,
> > > unless they have coin bearing customers who wish to see this feature
> > > implemented"
> > if i had meant to say that, i probably would have. no one on this
> > thread has called it anything other than a draft, so i am quite unsure
> > what your point is; and i will not put words in your mouth.
> I think the OP said:
> " At least 10 years after the release of RFC
> > >>> until the refresh os every router involved in IXPs in the world."
> it's not an rfc yet.
> > sadly, these years, vendors do not seem to care a lot about drafts,
> > rfcs, ... anything which sells.
> sure :(
Douglas Fernando Fischer
Engº de Controle e Automação
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