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Dampening considered harmful? (Was: Re: and other email grief)

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Thu Dec 16 17:20:49 2004

On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 01:43:25PM -0800, Bill Woodcock wrote:
>     > If both anycast routes converges to the same broken pod somehow(damping?).
>     > And troublshooting that when it only happens in ASXXXX sounds like it
>     > would be a bit more difficult.
> That's not an anycast problem, that's just a misconfiguration.

	i've been wondering, since most people aren't using a
25xx class router for bgp anymore, and the forwarding planes
are able to cope more when 'bad things(tm)' happen, what the value
of dampening is these days.

	ie: does dampening cause more problems than it tries to solve/avoid
these days.

	- jared

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