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Re: AS-701 multihop BGP peering session?

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Wed Jun 11 12:22:54 2003


Or tunnel it from your edge to only give 2 hops :)


On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, David Barak wrote:

> 
> AS701 has a published policy of never initiating BGP
> sessions with multihop > 2.  
> 
> I'd be very surprised if you're able to get them to
> change it for you: once you're in the multihop world,
> security and load issues become more complex, and
> large networks don't particularly want to deal with
> those headaches if they can help it.  Maybe you could
> offer to pay them more per hop?  ;)
> 
> -David Barak
> no I DON'T work for AS 701 anymore...
> 
> --- Jared Mauch <jared@puck.Nether.net> wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 10:25:14AM -0400, Jeffrey
> > Haas wrote:
> > > 
> > > I hate using NANOG as a NOC of last resort, but it
> > looks like this is
> > > my best option.
> > > 
> > > We recently migrated our IP connectivity to
> > UU-Net/MCI/whatever you
> > > want to call them these days.  I've migrated the
> > majority of our
> > > BGP topology collection feeds to the new IP space
> > (anyone want to give
> > > us your routes?) and decided that now we're a
> > UU-Net customer, I'd
> > > try to get a feed from UU-Net.
> > > 
> > > Apparently they only want to feed our border
> > router, not the
> > > route collection host.
> > > 
> > > If anyone has any suggestions on who to deal with
> > at UU-Net that might
> > > have a little more clue on this type of situation,
> > it would be appreciated.
> > 
> > 	I don't believe that AS701 does it.  I seem to
> > recall this from
> > hearing about some very complicated process that had
> > to be completed
> > for route-views.oregon-ix.net to get their AS701
> > feed.
> > 
> > 	This may no longer be the case but seeings as the
> > feed isn't
> > there anymore, i'm guessing they still don't do
> > this.
> > 
> > 	Make your cpe router speak bgp with them, then have
> > that peer
> > with your collector.
> > 
> > 	- jared
> > 
> > -- 
> > Jared Mauch  | pgp key available via finger from
> > jared@puck.nether.net
> > clue++;      | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/  My
> > statements are only mine.
> 
> 
> =====
> David Barak
> -fully RFC 1925 compliant-
> 
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