HE.net and BGP Communities

Heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Jul 25 15:14:43 UTC 2022


> Am 7/25/22 um 12:45 schrieb Forrest Christian (List Account) <lists at packetflux.com>:
> 
> 
> I wish they'd add one more that turns off their "prefer routes learned from a customer" rule.   I'm having to split my blocks in half and announce them that way to get them to send my traffic directly to me through our IX peering session as opposed to one of my transit providers.

When you buy from the lowest bidder, this what you receive. You know how to fix it. 

> 
> I'd rather they just let shortest path selection work. 
> 
>> On Sun, Jul 24, 2022, 1:43 PM Siyuan Miao <aveline at misaka.io> wrote:
>> They do have BGP communities ... but for black-hole only :-(
>> 
>>> On Sun, Jul 24, 2022 at 9:39 PM Ryan Hamel <administrator at rkhtech.org> wrote:
>>> Yes.
>>> 
>>> Ryan
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+ryan=rkhtech.org at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Rubens Kuhl
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2022 12:36 PM
>>> To: Nanog <nanog at nanog.org>
>>> Subject: HE.net and BGP Communities
>>> 
>>> The last mention I found on NANOG about HE.net and BGP communities for traffic engineering is from April 2021 and said they provided none.
>>> 
>>> Is that still the case a year later ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Rubens
>>> 
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