Re: On the subject of multihoming

Date: Fri Nov 07 2008 - 00:03:17 EST

  • Next message: Mikael Abrahamsson: "ECN"

    Yes bgp multihop is a GREAT* way to figure out if a cablemodem** is even
    /really/ online.

    Alas, I've not see much on the traffic engineering side either.

    * Read "the only way i've found to do this with cisco's ios"

    ** or any other pipe for that matter.

    On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Charles Wyble wrote:

    > Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 12:32:11 -0800
    > From: Charles Wyble <>
    > To: NANOG list <>
    > Subject: On the subject of multihoming
    > I'm working on a small experiment which utilizes multiple outbound links (in
    > the experiments case multiple consumer 3G connections [to 2 Sprint/2
    > Verizon/1 AT&T], Time Warner Cable Modem and an SBC Global DSL connection.
    > What is the best way to do outbound traffic engineering? I would like to be
    > able to determine the best path possible and send traffic out the appropriate
    > link.
    > Could this be done with a copy of the BGP tables?
    > Obviously as they are consumer connections, I wouldn't get a BGP feed so
    > would need to download a copy, which has the risk of stale data. Perhaps some
    > sort of multihop BGP setup?
    > I have done some research and found a lot of references to small site
    > multihoming without BGP for link redundancy but not for traffic engineering.
    > Thanks.
    > Charles

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