Don’t try this at home kids. Automated BGP Optimization

https://radar.qrator.net/blog/as10990-routing-optimization-taleConclusion? Do not try to optimize the routes with automated software – BGP is a distance-vector routing protocol that has proved, throughout the years, its ability to handle the traffic. Software, wanting to “optimize” the system involving thousands of members …

Network troubleshooting tools

Recently, there was a thread on the NANOG list asking what were somne favorite network troubleshooting tools. I have taken many of these tools and created the following list. http://ping.pe/Simple pingport and dig commands https://mtr.sh/BGP Looking glass https://perfops.net/mtr-from-worldTraceroute from various …

CCR1016 BGP route pull down

This morning I had a Mikrotik CCR1016 where I had to change the router ID, which caused all the sessions to reset. The following is a screenshot of the time it took to re-learn all of the peers. Obviously, the …

Looking Glass Links

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