[c-nsp] One more issue regarding iBGP-OSPF

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Feb 5 10:53:53 EST 2009

On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Steve Bertrand wrote:

> I'm not using next-hop-self. I've read that it is preferable to not use
> it, but I will if I have to. My point was that when I remove .68 from
> OSPF (which is my objective), the BGP learnt route automatically sets
> the next-hop to .68 recursive via my null interface IP (
> The next-hop really needs to be set to either (lo), or
> (ptp next-hop).

BCP is to have all BGP next-hops in your IGP.

> What my goal is, is to have only loopbacks in OSPF, and nothing else.
> I'll need to toy with next-hop-self to fix the issue.

Yes, if you only want loopbacks in OSPF, then use next-hop-self.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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