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Re: ebgp vs ebgp multihop [7:66127] posted 03/25/2003
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I do this every day for customers.....They have 2 or more T-1's and would 
like to make sure that the circuit stays up if one of the T's go down....AND 
they want to load balance their traffic....Using lo0 and ebgp multihop and 
using CEF with per-packet or per-destination achieves this.....

>From: "The Long and Winding Road" 
>Reply-To: "The Long and Winding Road" 
>To: cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: ebgp vs ebgp multihop [7:66127]
>Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 14:48:53 GMT
>wrote in message
> > Hi all,
> >
> > i would like to know your opinion/experience about using ebgp multihop
> > comparing with ebgp. AFAIK, ebgp was designed for directly connected 
> > and using ebgp multhop is not recomended for ISP envy. would you please
> > tell me the caveat of using ebgp multihop for ISP envy.
>While I don't know about the ISP environment, I've done several BGP labs
>with other folks in different parts of the country. EBGP Multihop is a
>necessary part of this, obviously.
>I suppose in real world the advantage is that you can peer loopbacks, 
>than just the physical interfaces.
>Another thing that comes to mind, applicable to ISP and corporate
>environments, is that your iBGP routers can be located in different parts 
>your network, eliminating the need for physical adjaceny.
> >
> > Any comments would be appreciated.
> >
> > regards
> > hendro
> >
> >
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