Long hops on international paths

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Tue Jan 18 15:23:23 UTC 2022

On 1/18/22 17:14, Michael Hare via NANOG wrote:
> Paul-
> You said: "... would decide to configure MPLS paths between Chicago and distant international locations ..."
> AS3128 runs MPLS and it's probable someone might correct me here, but for a IGP backbone area I think it's common for there to be a full mesh of LSPs via either LDP, RSVP, SR etc.  AS3128 is a small regional and we operate in that way across 60+ nodes.  I don't know if it's common for someone with a global footprint like 1299 to have a contiguous global MPLS backbone, but the point of my reply was to say it's not impossible to think 1299 has a global MPLS mesh between major POPs.



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