[quagga-users 8800] Re: BGP4 Solutions

Arnold Nipper arnold at nipper.de
Mon Aug 13 01:23:28 IST 2007

On 12.08.2007 16:38 Benny Amorsen wrote

>>>>>> "AN" == Arnold Nipper <arnold at nipper.de> writes:
> AN> On 12.08.2007 12:13 Benny Amorsen wrote
>>> By the way, is iBGP supposed to be able to work with two routers
>>> connected to each other by two links (with separate subnets)?
> AN> Of course. Use loopback addresses and an IGP (IS-IS, OSPF, RIPv2, RIP,
> AN> static. Whatever fits best for your topology) to route the
> AN> loopback addresses.
> It is not valid to set up two iBGP sessions between two routers, even
> if separate address pairs are used?

Why do you want to do that? Of course it will work, but it is not BCP.

> Is that the case for eBGP as well?

For eBGP if you have to connection you most likely will bond both
interfaces. If not also use loopback interfaces, static routing and eBGP
multihop with hopcount two.

Arnold Nipper, AN45

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