BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) is one of the core routing protocols of the internet.

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Transparent proxy cache on BGP multihome

Provider A have transparent caching with squid . In the situation which a client has multihome BGP with provider A and provider B then client does not send its outgoing traffic (upload) to provider ...
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How to find which routing protocol a router is using. And if found how to test it

I was recently asked a networking question in an interview which I did answer but the interviewer was not pleased. The question was : "Given an actively running router, how would you know what ...
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Use of loopback Interface in iBGP

As I understand that the loopback interface(127.0.0.1) is used to route packets back to the source. How is it then used to talk to iBGP neighbors? I understand that the goal is to ensure that the ...
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How to deploy public IP resource on local network

I would like to know how to get traffic for our public IPs routed to the ISP device (actually, the L2 switch connected to the ISP device). My organisation was just assigned a public IP range by our ...
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Update Cisco 3750 for BGP

I have a Cisco 3750 switch that I use at my data center w/ a failover switch as well. Currently getting a blended bandwidth from the data center instead of BGP. From time to time I'll have them update ...
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High latency when enabling secondary BGP server for same networks?

I have two BGP servers on OpenBSD using bgpd that are located in the same DC; I tried to enable multihoming for the same networks on both of the servers, but upon doing so all hosts in that DC started ...
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How to connect Network and GRE Tunnel Traffic and control and flow of TCP/UDP Packets?

I need some serious help with a complex routing setup I am doing. Lets I have a /24 IPv4 .I am announcing the same /24 at two different locations. One is a ISP exchange center where all the ISPs peer ...
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Filter OSPF routes redistributed by BGP

I am redistributing OSPF routes inside a network, through BGP. However I don't want to redistribute all the advertised routes from OSPF (specificaly the private networks) to the outside of the AS. How ...
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BIRD iBGP - Route not reachable

i have two machines participating in the DN42 network, a darknet driven by the Chaos Computer Club and others to play around with advanced routing techniques like BGP and stuff. The machines are ...
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Is it possible to run IPv6 only BGP sessions?

We wish to peer with some members of an IXP that all support IPv6 peering. We do not wish to publicly peer on the IXP. Is it possible to save ourselves the trouble of getting a /24 block of v4's and ...
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bgp and incomming requests

I have IP pool, 2 providers and BGP on RouterBoard. First provider is default. Second is backup. If first provider falls - outgoing connections works on second. But incoming still routed to broken ...
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BGP Dual-As support, any RFC?

Generally most of routers like cisco and junos allow a router to have dual-As to be configured via a "local-as" command which overrides the global as-number configured in "router bgp ". Also local-as ...
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Overcome asymmetric routing while migrating between sets of ISPs

We are migrating from one set of addresses to another set, both /24, and trying to minimize any down time during the migration. Ideally we'd run both for a period of time as we shut down the old ...
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Solving an asymetric HA Firewall/router

I have an old Linux HA firewall/router setup that never quite worked. As it was never quite put into true production (just testing and demo's), I always had to have one firewall shutdown to make it ...
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ping between ipv6 and ipv4 networks

I have 2 networks (one ipv4 and one ipv6) , I used ospf as routing protocol for both networks. I activate bgp between this 2 networks(R6 and R1) and now R6 can ping the full ipv6 network and R1 can ...
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Routing Issue - can't ping gateway from other routers in full mesh

I am setting up a new network. I have 4 routers in a full mesh. Edge1, Edge2, Client1, Client2. This are Mikrotik Cloud Core Routers (not that it matters). They are set up with OSPF (distributing ...
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Redundant Debian Gateway

I have to configure a redundant gateway with Debian boxes and I would like to get some recommendation what's the best solution in my case. There are certain limitations in my setup and I have to go ...
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Why an anycast server is so far away / slow? How does BGP anycast work?

I've tried doing a couple of traceroute tests to the DNS servers of Rage4, which are anycasted from many parts of the world (supposedly, from 30 different locations). What I've experienced is that ...
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Advertise iBGP learned routes to sub-AS confederation peer

I am having a difficult time figuring out one of the fundamental rules of iBGP, eBGP, and confederations. Consider the following routers which are all in the same Autonomous System (AS) r1 == r2 ...
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Migrating from Static Routes to BGP:: now TRACERT/PING works but Windows CIFS or HTTP do not

When we switch from a static routed private non-BGP circuit to a BGP private circuit linking two offices, Windows shares and HTTP browsing of internal machines across offices fails with timeouts. ...
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Vyatta (Brocade) receives BGP routes, but doesn't show in routing table

What would be the reason for Brocade vRouter to receive BGP routes, identify them as valid and best, but not use in the routing table? *show ip bgp neighbors 169.254.5.1 received-routes > 10.2.0.0/16 ...
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using OSPF over PE-CE Links in VPNs

area0 area0 CE1----------PE1-----------PE2-------------CE2 N1 N2 CE1,CE2 are same customer edge routers. PE1,PE2 are provider Edge routers of ...