[nsp] eBGP routes not balancing

Matthew Crocker matthew at crocker.com
Mon Nov 17 21:43:03 EST 2003

> Put "bgp bestpath compare-routerid" back and then use an input 
> route-map
> on the peer you're sending most/too much traffic to.  I usually prepend
> their ASN one or more times to make certain as-paths less attractive, 
> thus
> discouraging traffic to those networks from using the fuller link.

I believe it is proper form to prepend YOUR ASN not THEIR ASN to your 
AS-PATH.  That way if you announce/leak that path to another AS they 
can see who is messing with the AS-PATH.


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