North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: BGP - weight
SH> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 12:23:06 +0000 SH> From: Sven Huster SH> We had some recent issues were it looks like the core got SH> "out of sync" with the border (looks more like a sw issue SH> than just convergence delay) and packets bounced back and SH> forth between them. Yikes. I'd try to see what was wrong with your IGP before using a big (albeit highly localized) hammer. SH> I know this doesn't solve the cause but the before digging SH> for the initial reason I want a quick workaround. I'm not so sure about having traffic leave through the router via which it arrived. You have no way of knowing that unless you were to tag packets or track flows, keeping state... If you wish to force packets through a router, you might consider tagging learned routes with a community corresponding to the router that learned the route. On the edge router you could force next hop according to community. Again, though, these are gross and messy. I'm not sure if hacks will make your situation better or worse. Good luck, Eddy -- EverQuick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita _________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses : email@example.com -or- firstname.lastname@example.org -or- email@example.com Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked.