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Re: BBN Peering issues

  • From: alex
  • Date: Thu Aug 13 17:24:11 1998


On Thu, 13 Aug 1998, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Aug 1998, Sean M. Doran wrote:
> 
> > Uhm, OK, so what's the difference between that and a customer connection
> > across which BGP is spoken?

There are two differences:

					Purchased 
		PX			Customer Connection
		==			===================
$:		$0			>$0
Routes:		Just the		All
		other providers'


> The question above is rather interesting, and what I'd like to know is
> what are the various types of "peering" that various ISPs have arranged
> between each other?  

I'd think there are two; public exchange (MAE's, etc), and PX (it is be a
PtP DS[1|3], Frame PVC, ATM VC, whatever.


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