Re: [sidr] [Idr] AS_SET depreciation (RFC6472) and BGP multipath

Robert Raszuk <robert@raszuk.net> Wed, 28 March 2012 14:32 UTC

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From: Robert Raszuk <robert@raszuk.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:32:01 +0200
To: Jakob Heitz <jakob.heitz@ericsson.com>
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Subject: Re: [sidr] [Idr] AS_SET depreciation (RFC6472) and BGP multipath
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Jakob,

The issue is also about intra-as ibgp multipath not inter-as one. Observe that data usually flows into opposite direction then routing ;)

Cheers,
R.



On 28 mar 2012, at 16:11, Jakob Heitz <jakob.heitz@ericsson.com> wrote:

> I don't know. I'm just throwing ideas around.
> However, it appears that inter AS multipath
> has a lot of problems.
> 
> --
> Jakob Heitz.
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> From: Paul Jakma [mailto:paul@jakma.org] 
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> Subject: Re: [sidr] [Idr] AS_SET depreciation (RFC6472) and BGP multipath
> 
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2012, Jakob Heitz wrote:
> 
>> Alternatively, send both routes and let the end user decide to use them 
>> in a multipath. Can you say ebgp add-path?
> 
> Where's the document to describe how to do multi-pathing using add-path? 
> E.g. what should happen when there is a non-add-path capable neighbour?
> 
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