[AusNOG] OPTUS BGP Communities
Bruce.Morgan at aarnet.edu.au
Fri Jun 20 17:46:31 EST 2008
Don't forget the upstreams. You could use RFC1998 tags but you may
wish to signal Singtel rather than Optus, eg 7473:70. Not sure what
Optus may do to your tags on ingress, but we've used it successfully
in the past
On 20/06/2008, at 11:11 AM, Sean K. Finn wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks for all of your replies r.e. UDP flooding and creative BGP
> Techniques J
> Does anyone know if OPTUS supports Community ID’s in their BGP
> annoucements for route selection?
> I Know AAPT does, which allows us to announce our IP ranges to AAPT
> requesting wheter they are advertised to Australia or International
> peers, etc.
> The rationale is that we’ll select some of our links to have
> Australian routes only, with the other providers having no
> annoucment limitations, but a longer BGP path so that International
> traffic will prefer to come down the one link, jamming it when we
> get a UDP flood, and still allowing all Australian traffic to come
> through the other links if the designated international route is
> jammed with UDP.
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