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RE: What Worked - What Didn't

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Sep 17 17:56:03 2001

>>> When a BGP router loses power, it takes minutes for the peer on the
>>> other side of the connection to notice something is wrong and reroute
>>> the traffic.
>> as i do not see this in rfc 1771 or draft-ietf-idr-bgp4-1[23].txt, i
>> suspect that this is implementation specific.
> "The suggested value for the Hold Time is 90 seconds.  The suggested value
> for the KeepAlive timer is 30 seconds."

the hello timer != noticing an interface has gone hard down, which i thought
was your original point.