BGP Session

Paul S. contact at
Sat Jul 19 07:48:17 UTC 2014

I believe you'll find that all of this gets a lot easier if you try to 
understand how layer 3 routing itself works instead of asking sparodic 
questions one at a time.

I recommend picking up a layer 3 routing book for the platform of your 
choice and going through the basics.

On 7/19/2014 午後 04:43, Abuse Contact wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?
> Thanks!
> 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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