mailing list archives
Re: expectations for bgp peering?
From: Joe Maimon <jmaimon () ttec com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:38:21 -0500
Jon Lewis wrote:
On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, mike wrote:
Assuming you're getting full routes from this provider, I wouldn't be
surprised if the multihop is required because their router you're
connected to doesn't have or can't handle full BGP routes.
There is a fairly large Tier 1 US provider who does exactly this.
I imagine that this allows them to build out their network using cheap
L3 (think 3550's or even 3560's) switches for their customer interfaces
with a few "route servers" in core pops and a number of beefy border