[nsp] BGP establishment error

dave o'leary doleary@juniper.net
Sat, 27 Jul 2002 22:09:08 -0700

At 01:21 PM 7/27/2002 +0100, Ryan O'Connell wrote:
>On Sat, 27 Jul 2002 11:58:49 GMT Tejal Shah <tejal.shah@surat.iqara.net>
> >              I am trying to establish BGP session with my
> > peer but i m getting following error on my router.
> > Jul 27 17:16:53.225: BGP: open failed:
> > Connection timed out; remote host not respond
> isn't responding. Probably one of:
>1) You don't have a route to it.
>2) You need ebgp-multihop but haven't configured it. (If it's not on a
>directly connected network or you're using update-source loopback, you need
>3) (Unlikely, I suspect you'd get a different error) It's not configured to
>talk BGP to you.

Another (related) possibilities:

the other router doesn't have a route back to your router's configured
BGP address (or it doesn't have multihop configured, etc.)


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