[j-nsp] BGP origination
hannes at juniper.net
Wed Jan 29 18:21:55 EST 2003
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 11:56:20AM -0500, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
| On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 02:46:22PM +0100, Hannes Gredler wrote:
| > On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 02:17:15AM -0500, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
| > | I have a question about which technique people use to originate BGP
| > | routes.
| > [ ... ]
| > richard,
| > you may explore the possibilities that the "generate" route type does
| > give you; [located unter routing-options]
| So, on that subject, would you (or someone) care to explain the difference
| between "generate" and just setting a route on 0.0.0.0/0? I'm afraid I
| don't see the purpose of it.
"generate" creates a local route which inherits elements from the
contributing routes [AS_PATH, ORIGIN, metric etc.]
a route pointing to 0/0 just inherits the next-hop ...
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