[c-nsp] bgp weird issue

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Fri Dec 5 01:47:31 EST 2008

On Fri, 5 Dec 2008, mm-tech wrote:

> It's weird because the eBGP route has an administrative distance of 20 
> and the iBGP has an AD of 200 and it should choose the eBGP route.

Most larger networks are run with "distance bgp 200 200 200" under "router 
bgp" to remove the differentiation between eBGP and iBGP, and to make sure 
your IGP is preferred over BGP. I'd say this is highly recommended unless 
you specifically need eBGP to be best.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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