Date: Fri Nov 07 2008 - 00:03:17 EST
Yes bgp multihop is a GREAT* way to figure out if a cablemodem** is even
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
> 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.