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re: AGIS Route Flaps Interrupting its Peering?
On Fri, 5 Jul 1996, Mark Kent wrote: > An appropriate audience would have been the AGIS noc and the Digex > noc. Wrong! It's an operations issue and it SHOULD be on NANOG or a global outages list if such should some day exist. > > Could you share your findings? If there was a problem, I think > > we'd all prefer an explanation rather than a finger shaking for > > having interest. > > My key point is that nothing of interest happened. There are hundreds of providers learning how to deal with multihoming and peering. Anything like this is of interest because people need to know how to recognize and solve problems to keep the global network running. > This was a > non-issue until the misinformation was blasted around the Internet > technical universe. Yep, no doubt about it. If you create the environment for misinformation to spread then it WILL spread. However, you can fix this. If timely an accurate outage information is available from everybody then misinformation won't spread and where it does manage to propogate it will merely be static. Michael Dillon ISP & Internet Consulting Memra Software Inc. Fax: +1-604-546-3049 http://www.memra.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -