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I've been doing this since the 90s. The best tips I can give are: use as-path-groups to reduce the local-preference of paths you want to avoid. use caution when increasing local-preference of routes; for example, don't pref-up 3356 174 .* because then you'll choose paths like 3356 174 65000 65000 65000 65000 where network 65000 has tried to reduce their ...


Another option is to stop receiving full tables and only get a default route. Then you can use BGP multipath and sort of balance your outbound traffic. Since you can't control the Internet, it's hard to do the same for inbound.


Trying to get true load balancing with different providers is a Sisyphean task. You can spend the rest of your career working on it, and never get it right. These are both T1 providers and almost anything that "matters" is 1 AS hop away. You would think bandwidth would balance out but it's pretty lopsided in most cases. Why is this the case? BGP ...


Bandwidth conservation as you can go into sparse mode and only downstream or east-west content that is in use, rather than broadcast all content at all times. Upstream traffic is also unicast and therefore not propagated unnecessarily. Here is a Juniper Networks resource that goes over this thoroughly. The network theory is the same. just different vendor ...


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Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN) connectivity is wide range of connectivity act between LAN and WAN networks To connect multiple offices of same organization within city , there are possible options Can connect with point to point lease lines and Configure static routing among this site's between two offices Built IPsec Site to Site VPN tunnels between ...

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