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Re: BGP question [7:40525] posted 04/04/2002
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Smaller routers couldn't handle all these routes.  Can anybody say "mushroom
cloud"?

""Lomker, Michael""  wrote in message
news:200204042238.RAA01264@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Why is redistribution into an IGP a big no - no? My
> > understanding is that this is what people usually do.
>
> You'd have to be careful about advertising those routes back out to BGP
> again.  There was a famous case of someone bringing down the Internet by
> creating such a loop.  Needless to say, their ISP shouldn't have been
> accepting advertisements for networks that the company didn't own.




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