SP / Enterprise design (dis)similarities

Matt Hite lists at beatmixed.com
Mon Oct 10 22:14:37 CDT 2011


On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Tom Lanyon <tom+nanog at oneshoeco.com> wrote:

> Finally - are there any reasons to avoid running next-hop-self on ibgp sessions?  The upside is we get to avoid distributing all of our transit/peer upstream point to point links into the rest of the network.  Again, I understand this may be undesirable from a SP perspective, but when our 'clients' are all a bunch of internal servers it makes sense to keep iBGP/IGP as clean as possible...

Route reflectors in the mix? Next-hop-self not so useful there...

-M



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