[lug] Redundant net links

Kyle Moore kmoore at trustamerica.com
Thu Aug 31 12:05:11 MDT 2000

Thanks a lot for the info, Sean. We should have access to all of the
needs...I think we just need to put it in place. Thanks again.

Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 10:34:14AM -0600, Kyle Moore wrote:
> >people that new IP. So they would call in and we would tell them to type
> >in this IP. That just isn't acceptable and I know it is not the way to
> As I understand it, for you to be able to do what you want you need:
>    To get an Autonamous System Number (ASN).
>    Get a /20 block of IPs (apparently many large providers drop route
>          advertisements for anything under a /20).
>    Set up BGP4 (which may require you to have a fairly hefty router, I
>          think you'll need something with at least 128MB of RAM).
>    Sign up with both your up-streams for BGP4 service.
> or:
>    Co-locate your box a somone's facility that does the above.
> If you want to do it on the cheap, you can set your DNS propogation settings
> to be rather low, and then if you're having a problem with one line, modify
> DNS to hit the second one.


Kyle Moore

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