Anycast but for egress

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Wed Jul 28 10:21:02 UTC 2021


On 7/28/21 01:16, Daniel Corbe wrote:

>> This is interesting... I wonder whether Anycast will still have some failure modes and break TCP connections if routing (configuration) were to change?  I checked the PDF linked by Bill Woodcock... while the methodology is the same from 20y ago, would the data still be the same (order of magnitude)? :)

In our small experience, not at all.

We are Anycast'ing DNS (authoritative and recursive), NTP and TACACS+. 
All works well, across 11 or so countries.

Mark.


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