[nsp] BGP dmzlink-bw?

Shankar Vemulapalli svemulap at cisco.com
Tue Nov 25 15:03:46 EST 2003

Hi Matthew -

Yes, you should be able to Loadbalance based on the bandwidth -

Take a look at the following CCO-URLs for more information:

Hope it helps.


At 2:43pm 11/25/03 -0500, Matthew Crocker wrote:
> > I'm reading through some Cisco docks and I stumbled upon a BGP feature
> called 'BGP Link Bandwidth'  From the looks of it this is a way I can
> load balance my inbound and outbound traffic with my eBGP peers.  Does
> anyone have an idea if it works?
> I have 3 peers,
>   15mbps with Verio
>   9mbps with Sprint
>   10mbps with cent.net  (cheap bandwidth).
> I want to load balance my inbound & outbound traffic between Verio &
> Sprint.  I'm pulling full routes from both.  I haven't played with
> local_pref yet. Right now the peer with the oldest BGP session wins
> most of the traffic.   I know I can play with local_prefs which is what
> I was planning on doing.  I was digging through the docs when I found
> the dmzlink-bw stuff.
> I guess I can enable it and see what works...
> -Matt
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