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Re: "Basic BGP configuration problem"
Perry E. Metzger writes: > >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... If you read my message, I said "yes" to testing the configs prior to going live with them. Unfortunately our testing does not turn up all of the problems we encounter on our backbone since it is very difficult to generate an accurate environment to simulate our backbone. >Did you have a backout plan in place to rapidly fall back in case of >failure? Of course. -Hank - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -