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Re: NET99 sabotages IGC's routes

  • From: Jon Zeeff
  • Date: Sun Mar 17 15:34:44 1996

> For some reason (we strongly 
> suspect a configuration error at NET99) our traffic failed to reroute 
> over our MCI T1 for several hours. (They have a habit of broadcasting
> static routes to route around outages, thus completely screwing their
> multi-homed customers.)

I can confirm that this isn't the first time that this has happened.
Hopefully reports such as this will make ISPs aware that static routes
aren't a good solution for dual homed customers.

I also recommend bringing as much as possible of your routing announcements
in-house (ie, run BGP).