Mikrotik BGP Question

Ingo Flaschberger if at xip.at
Fri May 21 18:42:59 CDT 2010


Dear Lorell,

> My question is about BGP on the Mikrotik platform.  The guy who I am
> supplanting swears that we are supposed to be bringing the second internet
> link to the same place as the first internet link for BGP to work properly.
> Obviously that is not true with major brand routers which would do the BGP
> job just fine.  (And he's the same guy that has bridged this whole network,
> so it is easy to disbelieve his opinion.)  But maybe he knows that Mikrotik
> can't perform BGP in the same way that other routers can.
>
> So here's the question.  Is there something about running BGP on a Mikrotik
> platform that precludes having the internet connections come in at different
> locations?

That depends on the netwoek in between this two locations.
There could be a lot of good reasons why this is no good idea; please 
bring some light into this.

Kind regards,
 	Ingo Flaschberger





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