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Re: Best Common Practice - Listening to local routes from peers?

  • From: Patrick W.Gilmore
  • Date: Fri Feb 27 14:10:57 2004

On Feb 27, 2004, at 1:51 PM, james wrote:

: Also, and perhaps more importantly, if the customer's line to his
: network drops, should the customer be incapable of getting to content
: hosted on his network?

Simple. I am not going to break something all the time to counter something that might break every once and a while.
When Nagios pages me that a multihomed customer is down, I will allow that address space to enter all my gateways, as a source
To quote someone on this list: "It doesn't scale."

Additionally, if I'm a customer and my line goes down and it takes you 15 minutes to fix it, I'm not going to be happy about it.

Finally, you "fix" it at the *edge*, that won't break either.