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Re: Disaster recovery using as-prepend?
On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Warren Kumari wrote: > On Feb 17, 2006, at 1:25 PM, Christopher L. Morrow wrote: > > > I might be crazy, but couldn't you just prepend the route enough to > > effectively poison it at ingress to 'backup-isp' ? so they kept > > chosing > > the remote path and never really accept the route from local until the > > remote path is gone? > > > > Not really - horrendous ASCII art below: > > Customer > / \ > / \ > ISP_A ---------ISP_B > \ / > \ / > DC1 DC2 > see, I knew I was crazy :( where is that halabi book when I needed it. Did the original poster ever say if he/she was able to accept incidental traffic to the backup DC ?