Geographically Distributing load

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Mar 16th, 2010
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Hi,


We have two datacenters one in east coast and the other in west coast


We are peering with two major ISPs in each location


We want this datacenter to load balance incoming traffic geographically


How can I ensure, the east coast customers reach the East coast Data center and the west coast customers reach the West coast DC


Thanks,

Chandru

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Tharak Abraham Wed, 03/17/2010 - 00:34
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Hi,


Outbound routing policies affects inbound traffic

Inbound routing policies affects outbound traffic


Weight  & Local-Preference
Set inbound
Affects outbound traffic


AS-Path & MED
Set outbound
Affects inbound traffic


Consult with ISP before implementing routing policies !


HTH,

shailesh.h Mon, 03/22/2010 - 05:57
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I would recommend you to use devices such as GSS Cisco 4492R would allow you to configure the proximity to Location based on few criterias

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