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Re: leaking of routes by AS3549

  • From: Alan Hannan
  • Date: Tue Aug 04 16:07:41 1998

  The time should be corrected below as 1830 UTC [11:30 PDT], 
  ending approximately 1705 UTC, or 12:05 PDT.

  -a

Thus spake Alan Hannan (alan@globalcenter.net)
 on or about Tue, Aug 04, 1998 at 12:34:48PM -0700:
> 
>   At approximately 1830 UTC [12:00 noon PDT] globalcenter
>   [AS3549] started announcing full routes to peers at most
>   exchange points with an AS-Path of 3549 [customer-as]
>   [worlds view].
> 
>   This was due to a misconfiguration by a downstream customer
>   and the peering session filters during a customer turn-up.
>   This incident started at approximately 1830 UTC and abated
>   approximately 1705 UTC.
> 
>   It appears that the BGP withdrawal propogation is quite
>   latent due to improper congestion due to this event, but
>   the withdrawls are processing.
> 
>   We apologize for any inconvenience this caused you or your
>   customers.
> 
>   We are reavaluating our turn-up policies and routing filters
>   to prevent a problem such as this from occuring again.
> 
>   Please contact our network operations center
>   (noc@globalcenter.net) with any questions or concerns.
> 
>   Our internal operations ticket is 9808040108.
> 
>   -alan
> 




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