jack at crepinc.com
Thu Sep 2 14:49:33 UTC 2010
>> The dev guys want to be able to poke at the BGP feeds directly and do
*magic* that standard router aren't capable of.
This should scare you in a significant manner.
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:30 AM, Graham Beneke <graham at apolix.co.za> wrote:
> I have been asked to investigate moving an entire network to multi-hop on
> all the eBGP sessions. Basically all upstreams, downstreams and peers will
> eBGP with a route reflector located in the core. This RR will be some kind
> of quagga or similar box. The dev guys want to be able to poke at the BGP
> feeds directly and do *magic* that standard router aren't capable of.
> My gut feel is that this is a bad idea. Besides anything else it makes sane
> link state detection very challenging - especially where we have multiple
> sessions with a peer.
> Is their any BCP or operational experience that agrees or disagrees with my
> gut. ;-)
> Graham Beneke
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