Re: [v6ops] [Idr] BGP Identifier

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Mon, 17 February 2014 10:25 UTC

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> Yes that is a possible solution for troubleshooting, once the router_id has
> been determined. But how do you determine at first the value of a.b.c.d when
> there is no ipv4 address to be referred to, especially in an automatic
> manner? Beforehand planning work for the ids for the entire network is
> something I am concerned with :)

all your comments are symptoms of the insanity of trying to configure a
large network manually.  this went out of fashion in the last century,
and we do not try to compensate for insanity through protocol
modification.

randy