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RE: ISPs who de-aggregate intentionally?

  • From: dalph
  • Date: Tue Sep 10 19:52:46 2002


> As part of the process of making the latest BGP draft an IETF
> standard, the IDR working group is in the process of reviewing how
> the current draft reflects deployed code.
> 
> As part of this effort, if anyone is aware of ISPs who intentionally
> de-aggregate routes and could contact me to share some of the
> reasoning and their methodologies behind this, I would greatly
> appreciate it.

It's great for traffic engineering.  We have two different upstreams in
two different cirites, and use it to avoid traffic on our core.  We
wanted to offer static IP dialups for roaming users, but had troubles
with /32 prefixes being filtered by the big players.

-Dalph




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