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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.
> 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 Papp | 4907-99 Street | Ph: +1.403.430.0811 *
> * Manager | Edmonton, Alberta | Fax: +1.403.436.9963 *
> * OA Internet Inc. | Canada, T6E 4Y1 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org *
> 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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