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Re: Transit over the MFS meet points as a product?

  • From: Avi Freedman
  • Date: Tue Aug 05 14:30:34 1997

> If this happens I'd suggest everyone at the NAPs deploy some type of MAC-layer 
> filtering.  It's far to easy (and seemingly common) for providers to forget to 
> set "next-hop-self" on NAP routes .. so what I foresee is providers selling 
> transit via the exchanges ...and then never seeing the traffic bound to 
> *their* unsuspecting peers.

'sho ip bgp neigh 192.41.177.x adv' and look at the next-hops.

I know that some providers have been doing it for years, probably
with automated expect-grep-type scripts..

> -danny