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Re: Global BGP community values?
Thus spake Randy Bush >but there is an underlying problem. i have a business relationship with my >direct neighbors under which we can negotiate traffic patterns. i do not >have a business relationship with a 'distant' network. hence i am rather >reluctant to allow them to influence my policies when those decisions my be >costing me money, or my customers performance, or ... But you already do...unless you control your traffic patterns explicitely and completely with local-prefs and the like, as-path probably makes the decision for a large portion of your traffic...and as-path length certainly can be influenced by a "distant" network. I understand your point, but its really just a matter of degree. -- Jeff McAdams Email: [email protected] Head Network Administrator Voice: (502) 966-3848 IgLou Internet Services (800) 436-4456