BGP attributes: Weight

Facts about BGP weight attribute Cisco proprietary. Only available for Cisco routers, this attribute is not included in BGP update message. Because it is not included in update message, this attribute is only locally significant to one router. Because it is locally significant and only the configured router knows the weight, it is only viable … Continue reading BGP attributes: Weight

IP routing with BGP

Problem 1: Did not receive prefix advertised by BGP peer. R2#sh ip bgp summary BGP router identifier, local AS number 2 BGP table version is 1, main routing table version 1 Neighbor V AS MsgRcvd MsgSent TblVer InQ OutQ Up/Down State/PfxRcd 4 1 44 43 1 0 0 00:36:08 0 R2 did not … Continue reading IP routing with BGP

BGP: Injecting IGP route into BGP without redistribution

The diagram is complicated with an additional link, and instead of full BGP route in AS65000, the BGP route is propagated with the help of OSPF. In previous lab, the BGP full mesh was established by peering both subnets of a BGP router. However this step can be simplified by peering the BGP speaker's loopback … Continue reading BGP: Injecting IGP route into BGP without redistribution