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Re: False-alarm generator
- From: batz
- Date: Thu Sep 26 14:41:47 2002
On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Sean Donelan wrote:
:How does the government know when the Internet is down? They pay
:contractors lots of money to put colored maps on the wall.
Back to a previous thread about this, "down" is relative to
the importance of the resource. If something was affecting
the Internet "globally", then you would need a more
I wonder if watching routing tables for route withdrawals or
entire ASN's disappearing would be a useful way to do that.
There are problems with aggregation and null routes, but
it's a start.
If they were able to get route views from multiple sites,
it would be even more useful.