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Re: multi homing pressure

  • From: Mark Radabaugh
  • Date: Wed Oct 19 15:34:31 2005

John Payne wrote:

> Hrm, people keep saying that BGP is hard and takes time.
> As well as my end-user-facing network responsibilities, I also have 
> corporate network responsibilities here.  All of our corporate hub 
> locations are multi-homed (or soon will be)... and I honestly can't 
> remember the last time I made any changes (besides IOS upgrades) to 
> BGP configs for the 2 hubs in the US.  (We're moving physical 
> locations in the "international" hubs and taking new providers, so 
> I'm discounting those changes as you'd have similar changes in a 
> single homed statically routed move).
> If you don't have multihoming requirements other than availability 
> then it really can be fire and forget.

Except for those pesky bogon filters.... which corporations seem to like
to "fire and forget".

Mark Radabaugh

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