Mikrotik BGP Question

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon May 24 15:50:43 UTC 2010

* George Bonser:

>> Does this really work that well?  Won't you still get loops or
>> blackholes unless the eBGP routes on all border routers are identical?
> As opposed to what, injecting the entire BGP table into your igp?

As opposed to just injecting defaults.

> Maybe there is a reason the legacy operator said both uplinks must be
> connected to the same router.  If the two locations are not
> interconnected, that would be one reason.  I don't believe the original
> poster described their internal connectivity.

There was a follow-up that mentioned that there's a direct connection,
so they just have to make the other paths infeasible.

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