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Re: down sev0?

  • From: Fergie
  • Date: Thu Oct 26 18:02:11 2006


W.R.T. #2 below:

Be for real: No one ever suggested that backbone service
providers attempt to ingress filter traffic -- this is an
edge function.


- ferg

-- "Chris L. Morrow" <[email protected]> wrote:

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Fergie wrote:
> and co-authored -- and likewise, cannot figure out for life of
> me, why there is such push-back from the Ops community on doing
> The Right Thing.

you could google answers from other folks but in shor:
1) it doesn't always work as advertised
2) people don't always tell you the routes the hold
3) equipment vendors don't alway splan properly for 'features'

Not everyone is as smart as you (both) and can manage that problem as they

"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
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