[j-nsp] discard route resolveability in BGP path selection?

Pedro Roque Marques roque at juniper.net
Thu Feb 26 12:05:41 EST 2004

pekkas at netcore.fi (Pekka Savola) writes:

> In particular, when there exists a (default) discard route which
> always matches the nexthop even if the OSPF route is removed, are the
> BGP routes still considered resolveable

Yes. Althought there is some magic to mark it has the lowest metric of

>, or are they removed from
> consideration?  (draft-ietf-idr-bgp4-23.txt sect is a bit
> ambiguous on that that but I assume they should be removed, but I
> think they weren't.)

I don't think there is any ambiguity... any route should be usable for
resolution purposes, by default.

What is the point of having a default discard route ? Why don't you
just remove it.


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