more specific routes in today reality
Vladimir A. Jakovenko vovik at lucky.net
Wed Oct 10 22:09:44 CEST 2001
On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 12:21:09AM +0200, Gert Doering wrote: >Hi, > >On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 11:17:25PM +0300, Vladimir A. Jakovenko wrote: >> >> Some providers are multihomed >> >> but cannot cover the costs, even for a small lir. >> >If you want to be multihomed, the costs for routers & co. are far higher >> >than for being LIR. If you can't afford being LIR, be single-homed. >> >> Are you sure? Old BGP-capable Cisco routers (like 25xx), especialy from eBay >> are very cheap. > >"Multihoming" with something less than full tables won't really solve >anything - as "multihoming without an AS number", it's some weird thing >that has its place, but doesn't buy you much in the long run. Please pay attention to _like_ in above statement. Ohh ... and about eBay: ttyp8 vovik at quiver:~>whois -h whois.radb.net 18.104.22.168 route: 22.214.171.124/24 descr: NET-EXODUS-EBAY-1 origin: AS3967 mnt-by: MAINT-AS3967 changed: radb at bengi.exodus.net 19981116 source: RADB route: 126.96.36.199/24 descr: NET-EBAY-1 origin: AS11643 notify: tholo at sigmasoft.com mnt-by: MAINT-AS11643 changed: tholo at sigmasoft.com 19981116 source: RADB Perhaps you are right, and this 'weird' thing was happened in 1998 by staff misunderstanding of how they should create route-objects. Right? :-) >(As for your example with the IX - this could be done without globally >visible space just fine, it's not "multihoming") It depends on IX routing policy. -- Regards, Vladimir.
[ lir-wg Archives ]