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Re: transit across the ixs
- From: bmanning
- Date: Sun Feb 14 23:27:57 1999
> you might be amused to write a bit of code to see if your ix peers are
> giving you next-hops of other provider(s). it is clear that a number of
> providers are selling transit across the ixs. not at all cool.
Well, that is actually up the the IX operators and
participants. Some do think it is cool and a much desired
feature. Its a really good way to reduce expensive telecoms
costs. Of course in the US, where bandwidth is free, your
castigation of this behaviour may be appropriate.
> we can't decide whether to force next hop on their routes, or keep watching
> and de-peer them if they do not cease and desist. what do others do in this
drop peering w/ verio?