Re: [v6ops] [Idr] BGP Identifier

Robert Raszuk <robert@raszuk.net> Mon, 17 February 2014 09:24 UTC

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Hi Peng,

Can't you just use ::a.b.c.d/96 for ping and troubleshooting 4 octet
router_id in IPv6 only network?

No protocol changes needed :)

r.


On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 3:51 AM, Fan, Peng <fanpeng@chinamobile.com> wrote:

> Hi Randy,
>
> Just to clarify. I am not complaining we cannot assign the unique integers,
> but the integers require additional planning, and that from operational
> perspective causes inconvenience. Following the experience in ipv4 enabled
> network would be a natural thought, especially when you want the IDs to be
> helpful in troubleshooting rather than just pure numbers.
>
> Peng
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy@psg.com]
> > Sent: Monday, February 17, 2014 9:45 AM
> > To: Peng Fan
> > Cc: idr wg; V6 Ops List
> > Subject: Re: [Idr] [v6ops] BGP Identifier
> >
> > > Thanks for the discussion and sorry for the late. Assigning an id is
> > > not a difficult issue, especially on a single router. But what number
> > > is to be assigned might be an issue, especially in an ISP's large
> > > network, in order to guarantee the uniqueness of the ids.
> >
> > as i said, if you can not assign unique 32 bit integers to your routers,
> you have far
> > bigger problems in your organization and network.  and having them be 128
> bit
> > integers is not going to solve your problems.
> >
> > randy
>
>
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