DNS pulling BGP routes?

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Oct 6 21:33:00 UTC 2021

On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 10:43 AM Michael Thomas <mike at mtcc.com> wrote:
> So if I understand their post correctly, their DNS servers have the
> ability to withdraw routes if they determine are sub-optimal (fsvo).

The servers' IP addresses are anycasted. When one data center
determines itself to be malfunctioning, it withdraws the routes so
that users will reach a different data center that is, in theory,
still functioning.

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
bill at herrin.us

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