[Dshield] Cogent / Level 3

Sean Waddell swaddell at espgroup.net
Fri Oct 7 16:21:21 GMT 2005



John Hardin wrote:
> I mean, simply de-peering shouldn't totally terminate all connectivity
> between L3 customers and Cogent customers, should it? One of the great
> appeals of this intarwebnet thingy is that it routes around outages,
> right? L3 *can't* be Cogent's *only* upstream provider, right? :)


I would agree with you, but from what I understand Cogent was still
trying to send the traffic up through Level 3 in hopes they would change
their mind.  I guess they figured it would be faster to work thru the
dispute then reconfigure their routers to other providers.

Sean



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