4.0.0.0/8?

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Tue Sep 20 12:25:32 CDT 2011


Once upon a time, Hank Nussbacher <hank at efes.iucc.ac.il> said:
> Newbie question:
> 
> If I do:
> route-views>sho ip bgp 4.0.0.0
> BGP routing table entry for 4.0.0.0/9, version 821994
> 
> why do I see the /9 and not the /8 by default?  If I do a specific lookup 
> for 4.0.0.0/8 it is there as well.

I'd guess because that's the way routing lookups work; the more-specific
match always "wins".
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.



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