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Henning Brauer at NANOG 36

Contributed by marco on from the how-did-henning-get-in dept.

As many of you may be aware NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) is an educational and operational forum for the coordination and dissemination of technical information related to backbone/enterprise networking technologies and operational practices.

This is a perfect place for OpenBSD to show off its efficient networking skill with OpenBGPD and that is exactly what happened at NANOG 36 in Dallas with Bernhard Kroenung, DE-CIX, and Henning Brauer, OpenBSD.

From the description of the presentation at NANOG:
OpenBGPD is a new, multi-feature BGP-implentation that runs on OpenBSD. A novel approach to implementing BGP, the code is being mostly developed by Henning Brauer of the OpenBGPD/OpenBSD-Team. One aspect of the presentation will be the implementation of OpenBGPD as a route-server at the DE-CIX, a project currently in development.

Henning has posted the slides from this presentation.

If I would have known OpenBSD was going to be present with OpenBGPD a bit sooner I would have been present. Hopefully I can catch this event another time with the same speaker. NANOG usually has a recorder of some sort at these events and hopefully someone at NANOG caught this event on video for the rest of us to replay at a later date. At any rate this is great publicity for OpenBSD in the Networking Community!!!

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  1. By Roman ( on

    bummer... had I known Henning was going to be there I would've gone as well to hear the talk.

  2. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    So we've missed it already ?

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on


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      i'll be at nanog 36 in dallas

      1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

        shite !

        and I'm on the wrong side of the planet for any of the upcoming ones

  3. By DS ( on

    I inquired with NANOG as to the availability of a recording:

    Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:20:54 -0500 (EST)
    From: "Susan Harris" <>
    Subject: Re: NANOG 36 subject matter available
    There was indeed a Real Media recording, and it will be availble on the 
    NANOG web site within a couple of weeks.
    Susan Harris, Ph.D.
    Merit Network/Univ. of Mich.

    Hopefully something should be available pretty soon.


    1. By Jason Houx ( on

      The video is up!

      Henning you are a riot!

  4. By Joseph Birthisel ( on

    I was there. :) Tons of people came to see both of his talks. Lots of interest for replacing Zebra and the like as well as general implementation and design. Considering that Juniper devices run on modified BSD, this project could go far.


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