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Re: Route Collector

  • From: Paul Donner
  • Date: Wed Mar 27 21:12:22 2002


how is your "collector" attached to your network
as well as to the outside world?



At 09:14 AM 3/26/2002, Chris Pace wrote:

Yes, it is forwarding bgp routes. However, it has no serial lines connected.
Do you think it is causing unnecessary traffic ?
Thanks

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jake Khuon" <khuon@NEEBU.Net>
To: "Chris Pace" <cpace@allmeds.net>
Cc: "Todd Suiter" <todd@s4r.com>; <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 9:02 AM
Subject: Re: Route Collector


> ### On Tue, 26 Mar 2002 08:50:44 -0500, "Chris Pace" <cpace@allmeds.net>
> ### casually decided to expound upon "Todd Suiter" <todd@s4r.com> 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
collects
> CP> routes using bgp and ospf, then set all servers to use it as the
default
> 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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