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Re: Level(3) faux paux

  • From: Chris L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Jul 12 02:17:18 2007

On Wed, 11 Jul 2007, Security Admin (NetSec) wrote:

> I have noticed that Level(3) misconfigs/outages seem to happen more
> frequently than with most other Tier 1's.  Am unsure whether or not this

maybe they have a larger change-rate? or more folks that notice problems
and complain here? (note that I don't know but suspect everyone has a
relatively close approximation of this figure at a certain place in the

> show up more often with issues than say Sprint [AS1239].  Is their any

(cause they don't let Ted on routers anymore...)

> one (or any coporation) that keeps track of outages such as these?
> Would think it might be a good thing to know for proper mulit-homing
> relationships to minimize the type of outage that Yahoo faced...

Because someone 3 as-hops away sucking down your prefix and traffic is
your direct provider's problem how?