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RE: What Worked - What Didn't

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Sep 17 17:32:03 2001

>> how many folk even have md5 auth turned on their bgp peering sessions?
> How much kerosine can MD5 withstand exactly?

folk may want to read rfc 2385.  better measures would likely be

> When a BGP router loses power, it takes minutes for the peer on the
> other side of the connection to notice something is wrong and reroute
> the traffic.

as i do not see this in rfc 1771 or draft-ietf-idr-bgp4-1[23].txt, i
suspect that this is implementation specific.