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Re: Cogent and Level3 Peering Issues
- From: alex
- Date: Wed Dec 18 14:34:14 2002
> > On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 08:44:55AM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >
> > > AOL (AS1668) stopped peering with cogent yesterday for reasons they did
> > > not disclose publicly. Cogent sends same letter to all customers who
> > > asked for what is going on and in the letter they say that two weeks
> > > ago, peering to AOL was upgraded to OC48 from OC12 and now for some
> > > reason AOL stopped peering and if somebody has questions they should call
> > > AOL to complain .. (with phone# to their NOC provided in the letter
> > > - not very nice thing to do it like this in my opinion).
> > If nothing else, Cogent could be using their idle 6461 transit, instead of
> > grandstanding by overloading their Level 3 capacity so they can blame AOL.
> is it really idle ?
> Why wouldn't Cogent create a community string to provide its multihomed
> customers with prepend 16631 (or customer asn) to Level3 peering sessions
> to control inbounds better?
Because they do not do custom anything.