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Re: Transit over the MFS meet points as a product?

  • From: Barry A. Dykes
  • Date: Tue Aug 05 17:32:04 1997

Of course this doesn't help when someone points default at you :(

Barry
> > If this happens I'd suggest everyone at the NAPs deploy some type of MAC-layer 
> > filtering.  It's far to easy (and seemingly common) for providers to forget to 
> > set "next-hop-self" on NAP routes .. so what I foresee is providers selling 
> > transit via the exchanges ...and then never seeing the traffic bound to 
> > *their* unsuspecting peers.
> 
> Or:
> 'sho ip bgp neigh 192.41.177.x adv' and look at the next-hops.
> 
> I know that some providers have been doing it for years, probably
> with automated expect-grep-type scripts..
> 
> > -danny
> 
> Avi
> 







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