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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Linux “traceroute -A” (AS path lookup) equivalent for Win XP?

Can anyone recommend a Win XP command-line traceroute implementation providing a function equivalent to the Linux "traceroute -A" option, which includes in its output the BGP AS number (Autonomous ...
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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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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 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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BGP Multi-Homed Cisco Routers Configure For Resilience But Separate Inbound Weight

I've got 2 Cisco routers, each with a single Internet feed, providing BGP with default route only, which allows us to advertise certain routes out each feed. We're not using the full DFZ because ...
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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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BGP into OSPF and vice-versa - adding a 'weight' to a route?

This is probably more of a design question. I have two transit providers where I am receiving the full Internet routing table (via BGP) and am also participating in an IX where I am receiving routes ...
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Restarted BGP routers have no routing updates?

I configured 3 cisco c3725 Routers in GNS3 and I setup BGP and it was working fine at first. All 3 routers are connected to each other and each router has some loopback interfaces wich are the ...
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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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split ospf domain in two ospf domains interconnected with bgp (BIRD)

I have created a line topology consisting of 4 ospf routers (VMs running debian with the BIRD routing daemon): R1 (10.0.1.1) <-> (10.0.1.2) R2 (10.0.2.1) <-> (10.0.2.2) R3 (10.0.3.1) <-> ...
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BGP network command route announcement

I have defined 3 AS (1000 <---> 2000 <---> 3000). Every AS has one router with 2 fa interfaces and one loopback. After starting bgp on all interfaces and announcing networks with commands: ...