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Re: slowing down every 60 seconds due to BGP scaner

  • From: Robert E. Seastrom
  • Date: Fri Sep 14 16:45:03 2001

"David McGaugh" <[email protected]> writes:

> We've brought this concern up to Cisco before and they assured us that
> everything is performing normally. You will see this when performing
> router to router pings as well however, we have been told that packet
> forwarding does not suffer. ICMP replies from the router (not through
> the router) are given a very low CPU priority.

Seconded.  Ping response times or lack of ping response from routers
signifies *nothing*.  Ditto for traceroutes, &c.  Ping *through* the
router, not *to* the router.