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Re: /24's run amuck?

  • From: Danny McPherson
  • Date: Tue Feb 06 17:12:10 2001


> Umm... because if you filter the /24s you will remove 58K of 95K,
> or some 61%.  I'm *sure* that having a routing table 40% of the original
> size will help the next time you have a BGP flap.

Of course, some attentive customers MAY notice reachability issues 
with those 58K prefixes, but no big deal, at least the routing table 
is smaller.  Heck, might as well go ahead and filter /23 and longer, 
that'll loss another ~10K, or better yet... :-)

-danny






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