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Re: Sprint BGP Outage for 11/28 and 11/29/06

  • From: Audie Onibala
  • Date: Fri Dec 01 10:23:42 2006
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On 12/1/06, Eric Gauthier <[email protected]> wrote:

> Sprint technician informed us that there was a power outage in the Baltimore
> site on 11/28/06 between 2-3:00 PM EST.  During this outage, several our
> clients could access our network.  This incident re-occured again the next
> day between 1:45-4:15 PM.

We peer with Sprint in Boston and saw our BGP tables from them drop by about
20k routes on Tuesday and 60k routes on Wednesday at those times.  We haven't
asked Sprint about it, but something definitely happened on their as we didn't
see equivalent drops from our other providers.

Eric :)
My other ISP is Qwest, which have been experiencing problem also.  Here is blog about Federal Reserve recent outages: