[quagga-users 12980] Re: Dynamically changing route-maps

Sami Halabi sodynet1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 06:30:07 BST 2012


To understand you better, supply the config please.

the way would be to use vtysh with commands to do the route-map and clear
with soft updates (inbound/outbound)


On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Justin Cattle <j at ocado.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've recently set-up a solution using quagga and ospf on linux (debian
> squeeze) in an effort move away from a number of L2 issues.
> One of the things I'm using it to do is move "service loopback" address
> from host to host.  I have the IPs configured on dummy interfaces, and
> simply up/down the interfaces on different hosts to start advertising the
> route to the IP in various places.  It works well.
> I'm also setting the src ip of all the zebra maintained routes using a
> route-map, this also works well.
> However, I would like to be able to have two different route-maps defined
> (with different source ip addresses) and switch between the two, thus
> changing the source address of traffic via the various different routes.
> I can make the other route map active, but I haven't yet found a way of
> getting zebra to re-asses the routes with the new route-map.
> I can restart the quagga daemons with the config files updated, but if I
> do that I loose all the routes for a short time, which is longer than
> desirable, plus it involves extra config file management.
> Can anyone think of a way to make zebra re-parse all the ospf routes once
> I've added the new route-map?
> Or any alternate suggestions that may point me in the right direction?
> Thanks in advance!
> Cheers,
> Just
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Sami Halabi
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