Partial vs Full tables

Saku Ytti saku at
Fri Jun 5 16:49:28 UTC 2020

Hey Michael,

On Fri, 5 Jun 2020 at 19:37, Michael Hare <michael.hare at> wrote:

> Just because DFZ role device can advertise loopback unconditionally in IGP doesn't mean the DFZ actually has a valid eBGP or iBGP session to another DFZ.  It may be contrived but could this not be a possible way to blackhole nearby PEs..?
> We currently take a full RIB and I am currently doing full FIB.  I'm currently choosing to create a default aggregate for downstream default-only connectors based on something like

The comparison isn't between full or default, the comparison is
between static default or dynamic default. Of course with any default
scenario there are more failure modes you cannot route around. But if
you need default, you should not want to use dynamic default.


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