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Re: Announcement Propagation Delay in BGP

  • From: Scott Weeks
  • Date: Fri Aug 19 17:44:23 2005

----- Original Message Follows -----
From: Pete Templin <petelists@templin.org>
To: surfer@mauigateway.com
Cc: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: Announcement  Propagation Delay in BGP
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 16:33:52 -0500
> Scott Weeks wrote:
> > I am going to be announcing two new prefixs into BGP
> > soon and the netgeek in me is very curious as to the
> > length of time it takes to show up in other parts of the
> > world that're logically far from Hawaii.  Instead of
> > going to www.traceroute.org and refreshing repeatedly, I
> > thought folks here might've created a tool to do just
> > that.  Or, perhaps, someone else has stats on a test
> > they ran in the past.  
> 
> Non-scientific test, but I've seen new prefixes appear at
> the Oregon-IX  route server in <20 seconds (we're only in
> Texas), and reach a modestly  steady state in <90 seconds.
>  I've seen adjustments (prepending, etc.)  appear in 45+
> seconds, and withdraws in probably the same time.


I was hoping to query servers in different parts of the
world: China, somewhere in Africa, places in Europe, etc. 
Does anyone have one already written?

Both of these seem to be broken:
http://www.ris.ripe.net/bgplay
http://bgplay.uoregon.edu/bgplay

scott




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