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Re: AS Path Loops in practice ?
--- "Stephen J. Wilcox" <[email protected]> wrote: > > 3) One advantage of using a public, albeit common, > customer ASN is that if a > > customer has RIR-allocated space, those IPs will > make it onto the global > > table, and will not suffer the filtering which may > be present for the > > provider's own routes. > > Ok this seems to be a difference, altho not sure why > the custs IPs should need > to do anything different from the providers IPs as > presumably both need to be > reachable from everywhere? > There are providers out there who treat $PEER differently from $CUSTOMER_OF_PEER, with regard to aggregation etc. Also, I believe that there used to be providers who would dampen routes on a per-AS basis, rather than on a per-route basis. I am not sure whether anyone still does this. ===== David Barak -fully RFC 1925 compliant- __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? New Yahoo! Photos - easier uploading and sharing. http://photos.yahoo.com/