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Re: Verio Decides what parts of the internet to drop

  • From: Danny McPherson
  • Date: Thu Dec 02 21:20:23 1999

> > > There are ways to get around this (as-path filtering, maximum-paths, etc)
> > > that aren't as nazi as one would hope, but will prevent stupidity and
> > > provide sanity checking.
> > 
> > 	Maximum paths deals primarily with ibgp
> Well, thats patently wrong. I don't know how else to respond to this.

It's actually "maximum-prefix" in Cisco parlance, perhaps this introduced the confusion. 

As for Verio's policy of filtering based on registry allocations, I know of several other providers that implement it as well, and have for quite a while.