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Re: Route-Reflector Redundancy
- From: Steve Carter
- Date: Tue Jun 29 11:48:50 1999
Brandon Applegate wrote:
> In a redundant RR design, I have several questions that don't seem to be
> clearly covered in RFC1966.
> 1) Does a given route-reflector have to peer with the other
> route-reflectors in its own cluster ??
Yes. All route-reflector servers within your network should be fully
> 2) If yes to 1), do the RRs in the cluster peer with each other as
> clients or non-clients ??
All route-reflector servers peer as non-clients.
> Above and beyond all of the above (actually depending on all of the above
> :) ), if my client router hears something from RR1, will it also hear it
> from RR2 ?? Is there a race condition ?
Read BGP 101. A client router is just like any other BGP router, the
protocol allows for a BGP router to hear multiple announcements for the
same destination. The router will choose the best destination based on
the usual BGP decision rules.