Category Archives: BGP

BGP on Mikrotik ROSv7.1 – Change for good?

BGP on Mikrotik ROSv7.1 is something that has changed drastically. With RouterOS v7.1 RC3 Mikrotik has made BGP stable enough for use with route filters finally working fine. The entire Routing Engine of RouterOS has been redesigned from scratch and this is the main cause of slow progress of the much anticipated RouterOS v7. I… Read More »

India’s first Virtual Internet Exchange – OpenSwitch IX

Internet exchanges are a key internet infrastructure that boost network connectivity and reduce internet latency and bandwidth costs. OpenSwitch IX is India’s first virtual internet exchange. Internet exchanges help ISPs reduce bandwidth costs while customers experience lower latency while accessing content. Content providers get more eyeball traffic to their networks. It is a win-win situation… Read More »

Prefix unreachable from Hurricane Electric (AS6939)

On 5th July, suddenly some of my prefixes whose upstream used Asympto Networks (AS39533) as their upstream suddenly became unreachable from Hurricane Electric’s (AS6939) end. HE’s looking glass showed that my prefixes were reachable over via AS39533-AS34927-AS213326. However ping was unreachable and also traceroute showed that the traffic was being dropped after it was being… Read More »