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Re: Network Operations Luminaries?
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 10:18:48AM -0700, Joel Baker wrote: > > I don't have a timeline to know which happened first; 2551 was down, or at > least the majority of it was, for something on the order of 48-72 hours. > The rendition I heard assigned the moniker because one of the major news > outlets said that the mistake which triggered it was "like a misplaced > ampersand". It was certainly the one on the wall beside his legacy Chevy's > sombrero. My oh my, how the versions differ. As was recounted to me, the outage was about 19 hours, and was due to the semantics of Cisco config mode. Something like: router ospf 1234 redistribute bgp subnets route-map blah (everything fine, now let's turn it off...) no redistribute bgp subnets route-map blah So tell me, does this turn off the redistribution, or just remove the route-map... :) And this is certainly worth remembering. Had I not known of this, I could likely have made the same mistake at some point. -c