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[NANOG] Multihoming for small frys?
Hi folks, An administrative question about multihoming: I have a client who needs to multihome with multiple vendors for reliability purposes, currently in the Northern Virginia area and later on with a fail-over site, probably in Hawaii. They have only a very modest need for bandwidth and addresses (think: T1's and a few dozen servers) but they have to have BGP multihoming and can afford to pay for it. The last I heard, the way to make this happen was: Find a service provider with IP blocks available in ARIN's set of /8's that permit /24 announcements (networks 199, 204-207), buy a circuit and request a /24 for multihoming. Then buy circuits from other providers using that ISP's /24 and an AS# from ARIN. Is that still the way to make it happen? Are there alternate approaches (besides DNS games) that I should consider? Who should I talk to? Certain well-known companies seem incapable of discussing service that isn't cookie-cutter. Thanks, Bill Herrin -- William D. Herrin ................ [email protected] [email protected] 3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/> Falls Church, VA 22042-3004 _______________________________________________ NANOG mailing list [email protected] http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/nanog