Yes, it is forwarding bgp routes. However, it has no serial lines connected.
Do you think it is causing unnecessary traffic ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jake Khuon" <khuon@NEEBU.Net>
To: "Chris Pace" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Todd Suiter" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 9:02 AM
Subject: Re: Route Collector
> ### On Tue, 26 Mar 2002 08:50:44 -0500, "Chris Pace" <email@example.com>
> ### casually decided to expound upon "Todd Suiter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> the
> ### following thoughts about "Route Collector":
> CP> Is it common or a good idea to have a route collector in a
> CP> datacenter/enterprise environment ? We have 1 router that just
> CP> routes using bgp and ospf, then set all servers to use it as the
> CP> gateway. Is this practical or am I making more work for myself ?
> So it's doing more than just collecting routes? It's also forwarding
> traffic? Is it carrying a full table of eBGP routes too?
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