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Re: Peering - Benefits?
"chance to pick up a redundant connection". Well, traffic will have chances to pick up an alternative AS path - mesh peering (at the public IX). Also go via the redundant physical link if you have one agreed w/ ure peering point, or just take the best egress path via the (or one of the )transit connection(s). Why don't you just go privatly? --- On Wed, 10/29/08, Steven King <[email protected]> wrote: > From: Steven King <[email protected]> > Subject: Re: Peering - Benefits? > To: "Paul Stewart" <[email protected]> > Cc: [email protected] > Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 11:22 PM > It would only be a redundant connection if the AS your > peering with is a > transit AS. The AS that I work with is a stub AS and can > not function as > a fully redundant link. > > Just something to watch out for. > > Paul Stewart wrote: > > Thanks! That's a really good one and surprised > myself I missed it..;) > > > > _____________________________________________ > > From: [email protected] > [mailto:[email protected]] > > Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 3:28 PM > > To: Paul Stewart > > Cc: [email protected] > > Subject: Re: Peering - Benefits? > > > > > > * PGP Signed by an unknown key > > > > On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:17:45 EDT, Paul Stewart said: > > > > > >> I can think of some but looking to develop a > concrete list of > >> > > appealing > > > >> reasons etc. such as: > >> > >> -control over routing between networks > >> -security aspect (being able to filter/verify > routes to some degree) > >> -latency/performance > >> > > > > I'm surprised you didn't include "chance > to pick up a redundant > > connection". > > > > * Unknown Key > > * 0xB4D3D7B0 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > > > "The information transmitted is intended only for > the person or entity to which it is addressed and contains > confidential and/or privileged material. If you received > this in error, please contact the sender immediately and > then destroy this transmission, including all attachments, > without copying, distributing or disclosing same. Thank > you." > > > > -- > Steve King > > Cisco Certified Network Associate > CompTIA Linux+ Certified Professional > CompTIA A+ Certified Professional