bgp design

Alex P. Rudnev alex at
Mon Sep 27 11:04:43 UTC 1999

Do not do the things too complex. The standart solution is route-pams 
with prefix-based, as-path based and community-based matches - why don't 
use it? Confederation schema have a lot of hidden stones inside.


On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, Robin DeFreitas wrote:

> Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 19:14:02 -0400
> From: Robin DeFreitas <rdsmf at>
> To: nanog at
> Subject: bgp design
> Does anyone know of any good books that specifically deal with BGP design !?
> I have a large OSPF network and plan to implement 4 internet access points
> at different parts of the network. I want to control traffic from certain
> areas to specific internet access points, but have redundancy to other
> internet access points in case the primary route is down. I was looking at
> implementing either route maps with attributes to prefer a certain path over
> the other or break my AS into Confederations. Is this a solid design plan or
> is there a better way of doing this ?

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