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Re: BGP Filtering

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Tue Jan 15 11:28:28 2008

On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 04:11:36PM -0000, Ben Butler wrote:
> As a transit consumer - why would I want to carry all this cr*p in my
> routing table, I would still be getting a BGP route to the larger prefix
> anyway - let my transit feeds sort out which route they use & traffic
> engineering.

	Well, you could always just take "Customer" routes from
each of your providers (since you're running BGP I presume
you're actually multihomed and not adding to the pollution)
and point default at one/both providers for the other networks
(or take default from one or both of them).

	- jared

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