[quagga-users 8821] Re: BGP inbound session requests

Bill Fowler bill at mesanetworks.com
Tue Aug 21 19:32:08 IST 2007


I made the XO neighbor passive and it is now working.

Thank You!


On Aug 5, 2007, at 1:38 PM, John Payne wrote:

>
> 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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