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Re: redistribution

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Sat Nov 03 13:47:12 2001

>>> you want to redistribute the bgp routes learned at the exchange point
>>> into your dynamic igp so,
>> Even in a small country (perhaps a poor country), with old equipment, etc.
>> is this nowadays ever better than carrying it in iBGP?
> 
>       external ----- expensive ------ agggregation ------- exchange
>       transit          link             router              point
>         |                                 |
>         |                                 |
>       some                              cust2
>       custs
> 
> if you don't, then traffic from cust2 to customers of exchange peers will
> trombone across the expensive link.

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