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Re: how is cold-potato done?
- From: Ralph Doncaster
- Date: Wed Jun 26 15:38:18 2002
> I guess the final question is -- why is anyone concerned about
> best-exit at all? Doesn't shortest-exit still get the traffic
> there? I'm willing to bet there are a lot of different answers
> to all these questions.
Some networks will supposedly relax their peering requirements if you do
best-exit. Also, for some networks shortest-exit results in pipes with
large traffic flows in one direction and not the other, so using best-exit
may not require any increase in backbone capacity.