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Re: BGP and aggregation

  • From: PS
  • Date: Mon May 13 06:59:30 2002

On Mon, 13 May 2002, E.B. Dreger wrote:

> As long as this is getting messy... I'm tempted to suggest
> confederations.  Or spending a few extra bucks on a second ASN,
> although that doesn't scale.

Multiple ASNs wouldn't solve anything in this case.  What was wanted was
under normal circumstances both A and B only announce a /20, and when the
link between A and B breaks announce more specifics.  Multiple ASN =
inconsistent AS.. no no.

- Paul