An open source BGP optimization tool would be nice.


On 9/19/2016 8:20 PM, Mike Hammett wrote:
Not required, but typically going along with full routes is access to BGP communities. You could fine-tune both what you advertise, what you accept and what your upstreams pass along. You don't have to drop the peer entirely if a subset of routes is working properly.

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*Subject: *Re: [AFMUG] Cogent...

So much for the people who believe taking full BGP routes will automatically choose the best routes. (Why does "best routes" sound like something Trump would say?)

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On 9/19/16 13:48, Robert Andrews wrote:
> Anybody hear what's going on with Cogent..??   Lots' of packet loss on
> all their cross connects.  I am hearing a lot of people having
> problems with financial transactions ( IP CC readers ) failing and connectivity
> to Citrix and such failing..   IS this the new world order?

They're fubar for the last 3 days for different reasons. Today it's a
(another?) fiber cut in LA. Had to pull routes away from Charter to get traffic away from Cogent.


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