AS701 peer local-pref?
jared at puck.Nether.net
Sun Dec 16 09:19:14 UTC 2001
they could just be relying on as_path+bgp bestpath
but yeah, i personally prefer a model of
localprefs in this order (highest first obviously)
this puts traffic across links that you get paid for,
you get for (free?) a lower cost than upstream/transit then
the most expensive link.
On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 01:07:39AM -0800, Mike Leber wrote:
> If they set local pref for both peers and customers to 100 how do they
> ensure that the customer transit routes are announced to peers?
> The reason I ask this is because if a customer announces a customer of
> theirs to you that a peer also has as a customer you will have equal
> length routes for the same destination AS. While there are many ways to
> deterministicly prefer customer routes, local pref is the most common.
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