[quagga-users 8336] Re: Rip announcing default route

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Tue May 1 11:16:23 IST 2007

On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Sean Fulton wrote:

> I have a strange problem with several machines running quagga-0.97.3-1.FC3.

You probably should upgrade.

> We have two border routers running BGP/RIP, and each announces a default 
> route to the network. We have five or six web servers that each assign static 
> IP addresses to the loopback interface and announce those static routes via 
> RIP.

> What should happen is that if one of the border routers fails and 
> stops announcing the default route, the other border router's RIP 
> announcement will be next in line and each of the machines will 
> default route through the working router. Unfortunately, what is 
> happening is that all of the web servers are announcing a default 
> route through themselves. So for example, if XXX.XXX.XXX.1 goes 
> down, instead of XXX.XXX.XXX.9 becoming the default route, the 
> default route becomes XXX.XXX.XXX.4, which is one of the web 
> servers.

> Here is the ripd.conf that we use on all of the web servers. Any help or 
> guidance would be appreciated.

Can we see 'show ip rip' output?

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