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Re: BGP announcements and small providers

  • From: Avi Freedman
  • Date: Tue Feb 25 11:07:00 1997

Yes, Sprint and AGIS do this - and others might as well.

Avi

> Isn't it true though that some upstream providers (such as Sprint) filter
> out anything smaller than /19 and will not carry those routes? Therefore
> in this example, Sprint clients would not be able to see these smaller
> providers and vice versa unless he agregates them to /19 or higher and
> then announces the routes himself?
> 
> ...David
> 
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> 
> On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> > If the downstream customers are not multihomed, there's no reason
> > to run BGP with them; a simple default/static will work just fine.
> > Also, if you suballocate addresses to them from within your address
> > space, you can aggregate them.
> > 
> > This is generally considered a Good Thing.
> > 
> > - paul
> 

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