[AusNOG] International link issue

Lincoln Dale ltd at aristanetworks.com
Fri Feb 24 10:48:22 EST 2012

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Burt Mascareigne <
burt at prioritycomputer.com.au> wrote:

> Let’s take one step back?
> How can Telstra’s “entire” infrastructure be so weak, that it either a)
> re-routed it to Dodo, or who knows where, without filters, and for some
> reason “trusted”  DoDo or b) 1 bad route took down the entire network.

It really is quite simple.
Take a read of
shows the order that BGP uses to select the best prefix.

Note how LOCAL_PREF is evaulated before AS_PATH.


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