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RE: Router crash unplugs 1m Swedish Internet users
From: David Barak <thegameiam () yahoo com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 14:27:08 -0700 (PDT)


I've seen a case where a single error in the
configuration file of a $VENDOR_1 router was accepted
(due to an 'undocumented feature'), and this caused
the wholesale importation of BGP routes into the IGP,
which caused most of their $VENDOR_2 hardware to spaz
out.  Locating the single error was a matter of hours,
not minutes, so effectively a typo took out that ISP -
and it's considered by most to be a relatively
well-designed network.

-David Barak

--- Jim Deleskie <jdeleski () rci rogers com> wrote:


One router and it takes there entire network
off-line... Maybe someone needs
a Intro to Networks 101 class.

-jim


=====
David Barak
-fully RFC 1925 compliant-

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