IPv6 routing protocols
Iljitsch van Beijnum
iljitsch at muada.com
Fri Jun 10 05:27:24 CDT 2011
On 10 jun 2011, at 12:20, Nick Hilliard wrote:
[nothing to support his earlier claim]
>> And it still carries link local next hop
> it's a bit more subtle than that - it depends on how the underlying router operating system handles next-hop resolution and how you configure your BGP.
It doesn't depend.
An UPDATE message that carries the MP_REACH_NLRI MUST also carry the
ORIGIN and the AS_PATH attributes (both in EBGP and in IBGP
exchanges). Moreover, in IBGP exchanges such a message MUST also
carry the LOCAL_PREF attribute.
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