RS/960 upgrade ... status report

yakov at yakov at
Fri May 1 11:54:53 UTC 1992

Ref:  Your note of Fri, 01 May 92 00:30:06 -0400

Here is the text from BGP-4 specs that I think is
relevent to the NEXT_HOP discussion:

"A BGP speaker must never advertise an address of
a neighbor back to that neighbor as a NEXT_HOP, for a route
that the speaker is originating. A BGP speaker must never
install a route with itself as a next hop."

(The full BGP-4 document, bgp.txt, is available via anonymous
FTP from

Yakov Rekhter

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