[j-nsp] router reflector clients and non-clients

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed May 30 02:06:21 EDT 2018

> I'm reading
> https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/junos/topics/topic-map/bgp-route-reflectors.html
> and it is completely mind-boggling. 
> The example configuration of the Router Reflector (RR) places all neighbors
> (both clients and non-clients) into one group "internal-peers." How is this
> supposed to work? How do I tell the RR that routers B and C are clients, and
> routers E and D are non-clients?
> In Cisco, you set the "router-reflector-client" statement for each
> peer (or peer-group) who is a RR-client, explicitly. I don't see
> anything of the kind in the example from the Juniper site.

Indeed, having separate groups for clients (cluster x.x.x.x) and
non-clients (no cluster configured) is the normal way of configuring
this. The example configuration from juniper.net looks wrong.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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