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RE: Converged Networks Threat (Was: Level3 Outage)

  • From: Kuhtz, Christian
  • Date: Tue Mar 02 13:30:30 2004

> 	If events are not properly triggered back upstream (ie: 
> adjencies stay up, bgp remains fairly stable) and you end up 
> dumping a lot of traffic on the floor, it's sometimes a bit 
> more dificult to diagnose than loss of light on a physical path.
> 
> 	On the sunny side, I see this improving over time.  
> Software bugs will be squashed.  Poorly designed networks 
> will be reconfigured to better handle these situations.

But this happens everywhere, everyday, regardless of the underlying
technology.


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