[bcop] First email to BCOP discussion list...
Henrik Lund Kramshøj hlk at solido.net
Tue Jul 9 14:20:59 CEST 2013
On 09/07/2013, at 13.01, Jan Zorz - ISOC <zorz at isoc.org> wrote: > On 7/8/13 3:22 PM, Henrik Lund Kramshøj wrote: >> In no particular order, and based on stuff I do myself. >> ... >> >> I wonder if testing is also part of this? >> >> *) How to test your network performance, recommending some starting >> point for common testing inside networks, in my end of the world it >> seems to be iperf and smokeping that rules the land. I was pretty >> inspired by Jen Linkova at the RIPE65 meeting talking about creating >> stacked packet for testing MPLS > > That is a good topic, that should be documented - and also reminds me of another one - how to measure and understand the global visibility/performance of your network. > > Many people don't entirely understand, that visibility from the Internet is an issue - they connect to upstreams, announce their resources and live happily ever after. > > Nice, practical and clear document on how to measure their visibility from other parts of the world would also help many people. > > Adding Job Sneiders to cc: (not sure he's on the mailinglist), Job would you be interested in adding some experience on this topic (or maybe even start a BCOP document?)? I am not sure it belongs here, would be nice to have a list of this though. Off the top of my head, we use the following external resources to demonstrate visibility: https://stat.ripe.net/ - with all the nice widgets for embedding etc. Cyclops BGP http://cyclops.cs.ucla.edu/ BGPmon.net http://routeviews.org/ and http://bgplay.routeviews.org/ - note bgplay is also integrated into RIPEstat traceroute.org - I use this less now that http://RING.nlnog.org has expanded so nicely, but for non-ring-users pingdom (has no IPv6, and it really is becoming a problem, where to monitor IPv6 services from outside?) Best regards Henrik -- Henrik Lund Kramshøj, Follower of the Great Way of Unix internet samurai cand.scient CISSP hlk at kramse.org hlk at solidonetworks.com +45 2026 6000 http://solidonetworks.com/ Network Security is a business enabler
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