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Re: "Basic BGP configuration problem"
On Tue, 1 Oct 1996, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > Henry Kilmer writes: > > >(b) Possible evidence for Metzger's cowboyism theory? Were these BGP > > >configs tested before they were implemented? > > > > Yes. And it wasn't the configs that were wrong. It was a BGP related > > Cisco bug. > > Did you test the configs in a lab first? Thats the best way to find > these sorts of things -- in test... No matter how rigorous the test in a lab is, there are bugs and failure modes that cannot be discovered until real traffic passes through it. I assume Sprint got bitten by one of these... -dorian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -