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Re: Routescience?

  • From: Christopher A. Woodfield
  • Date: Thu Aug 23 11:33:54 2001

Can/will the box adjust inbound route selection via the use of prepending 
and/or provider communities? 


> Once more, we do not cause the stub AS's own advertisement of themselves
> to change.  We specifically avoid touching locally originated prefixes. 
> If the ISP is currently accepting any of the routes PathControl is
> designed to change, then the AS is not stub, it's transit.  Hopefully
> this clarifies an important issue.
> (Referring back to Paul Vixie's point, we have found that careful
> optimization of a single outbound step has very substantial payoffs in
> terms of the end to end, bidirectional performance.  The figures quoted
> on our web page and in the press release refer to this: end to end
> application speedup caused solely by outbound route selection!)
> Mike

Christopher A. Woodfield		[email protected]

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