[nsp] eBGP routes not balancing
Charles H. Gucker
cgucker at cv.net
Mon Nov 17 17:47:55 EST 2003
Silly question, is your issue with your inbound
connectivity, or your outbound?
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 02:09:11PM -0800, Jeff Chan wrote:
> After enabling "bgp bestpath compare-routerid" and resetting the
> sessions, most of the traffic went to the peer with the lower
> numerical address (ID), which again is unbalanced. So I've
> disabled compare-routerid and will probably reset all the
> sessions late at night with "clear ip bgp all" in the hopes
> that the ages of the routes will then be close enough, since
> they're all cleared and re-learned at the same time, to
> result in traffic that is closer to balanced.
> Both providers are large, our pipes to them and routing tables
> learned similar sized, so balanced traffic should be a
> reasonable goal. Any other suggestions are welcomed. Aside
> from external route servers, how is anyone else dealing with
> this? Balancing fully multi-homed traffic must be an issue
> for lots of folks.... Why can't IOS just do the right thing?
> Jeff C.
> Jeff Chan
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