[j-nsp] JUNOS Equivalent to CISCO IOS next-hop-self

harry harry at juniper.net
Mon Dec 15 20:17:02 EST 2003

I think this assumes that a color has been set with an incoming policy. As I
understand, color is purely a local function, and routes have none unless a
color is associated with import policy.


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:juniper-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of 
> Daniel Roesen
> Sent: Monday, December 15, 2003 4:57 PM
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> Subject: Re: [j-nsp] JUNOS Equivalent to CISCO IOS next-hop-self
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 03:51:45PM -0800, Pedro Roque Marques wrote:
> > > Which is generally a bad idea because color influences 
> the best path 
> > > decision process (if only as a very late criteria).
> > 
> > I don't believe that is correct.
> > 
> > In what do you base yourself ? i.e. is that written somewhere ?
> Yes:

See paragraph below "Alternate and Tiebreaker Preferences".

It's a more detailed modifier to the route preference.

So, looking from the "How the Active Route Is Determined" it is influencing
even actually very early in the best path decision process.

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