[Dshield] Cogent / Level 3

John Hardin jhardin at crsretail.com
Fri Oct 7 19:05:19 GMT 2005


Sean Waddell said:
>
>
> 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.

That would explain it.

Ouch.

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