Local-pref and default routes

By jwilson

I have been helping an exchange member get their routing registry and RPKI stuff setup. Over the course of this, I did a once over of their BGP configuration. Their setup brought about this article. Not everyone on the Internet needs full feeds from their provider. In this case, how does learning routes from an…

Promoting the Use of Internet Exchange Points: A Guide to Policy, Management, and Technical Issues

By jwilson

Summary Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) are vital elements of Internet infrastructure that enable networks to exchange traffic with each other. Multiple Internet service providers (ISPs) can connect at a single IXP, creating the potential for a range of technical and economic benefits for the local Internet community. By keeping local traffic local and avoiding international…