[j-nsp] eBGP multihop

Gary Tate gtate at juniper.net
Sun Feb 1 14:30:51 EST 2004


If this is indeed the document that you are referring too then this is 
only added for consistency with the Cisco solution configuration that 
is given.  It is not a requirement on the Juniper side and shouldn't 
have been added to the document just to make it consistent.


On Jan 31, 2004, at 12:34 AM, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2004, at 11:51 AM, Khan, Amjad wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can someone clarify in detail that why do we need to use eBGP 
>> multihop/ttl2
>> when using the famous 'blackholing' technique to discard malicious 
>> traffic.
>> Is it something to do with the nexthop self attribute?
> you only require this setting if one of the 2 peers is a cisco :) I 
> believe its actually explained somewhat at: www.secsup.org though it 
> might need some better wording or clarification.
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