Dual Homed BGP for failover

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Tue Jan 18 14:05:28 CST 2011

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brandon Kim 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:57 AM
> To: jbates at brightok.net; bill at herrin.us
> Cc: ayousuf0079 at gmail.com; nanog group
> Subject: RE: Dual Homed BGP for failover
> Someone should advise him that if he wants to take in a full BGP
> routing table
> that he makes sure his router can handle it! I would hate for him to
> open the floodgates
> and his production router shuts down. LOL....

One can take a full feed but filter so only a subset of the routes are
actually installed.  For example, filter all routes that are more than
one AS away from the immediate upstream.

More information about the NANOG mailing list