[quagga-users 8769] Re: BGP inbound session requests

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Sun Aug 5 16:38:10 IST 2007

On Jul 13, 2007, at 8:08 PM, Bill Fowler wrote:

> Hello,
> I just activated BGP with XO and had a problem where session was  
> stuck in "Connect" state.  We found that XO ACL did not accept  
> inbound session requests from us and once the ACL was removed it  
> worked.  As a result XO is telling me that Quagga needs to accept  
> inbound BGP session requests from XO for things to work.  I tried  
> to find such a config setting but need help on how to do this, or  
> confirmation that it can't be done with Quagga.   Not sure why XO  
> insist on this policy, I have BGP connections with other providers  
> without this issue.

quagga's bgp might be getting "confused" by the lack of response to  
it's outbound connect and blocking the inbound one from XO.

Try making the XO neighbor passive.

if that doesn't do the trick, are you perchance using an old MD5  
patch to bgpd?

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