BGP Session

Abuse Contact stopabuseandreport at
Sat Jul 19 07:43:21 UTC 2014

Yeah, I need to turn on and off overtime, but I'm getting my own ASN very
soon so that shouldn't be a problem soon! :)
but how would I go about turning off a location at a certain time?


On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at> wrote:

> Wow -- be careful playing with public eBGP sessions unless you know
> what you're doing. It can affect the entire Internet.
> Since you're just connecting to a single upstream ISP, you wont
> qualify for a public AS number. So, you'll have to work with your
> upstream ISP to agree on a private AS number you can use.
> You will be setting up an eBGP session (which is a session between two
> different AS numbers, as opposed to iBGP, wherein the AS numbers are
> the same).
> As for running BGP on a dedicated server, it'll depend on the OS in
> use. Assuming Linux, take a look at Quagga, BIRD, and ExaBGP.
> It may be a *lot* easier for you to just have your upstream ISP
> announce your IP space, and route it to your dedicated server, unless
> you need the ability to turn it off and on over time.
> Cheers,
> jof
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 1:05 AM, Abuse Contact
> <stopabuseandreport at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > So I just purchased a Dedicated server from this one company and I have a
> > /24 IPv4 block that I bought from a company on WebHostingTalk, but I am
> > clueless on how to setup the /24 IPv4 block using the BGP Session. I want
> > to set it up to run through their network as if it was one of their IPs,
> > etc. I keep seeing things like iBGP (which I think means like a inner
> > routing BGP) and eBGP (what I'm talking about??) but I have no idea how
> to
> > set those up or which one I would need.
> >
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> >
> >
> > Thanks!

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