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Re: iBGP next hop and multi-access media

  • From: Ralph Doncaster
  • Date: Sun Oct 06 23:40:51 2002

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, E.B. Dreger wrote:

> 
> RD> Date: Sun, 6 Oct 2002 21:05:32 -0400 (EDT)
> RD> From: Ralph Doncaster
> 
> 
> RD> Not really, what I want is router A to learn that ther is no
> RD> next hop IP- the subnet is on the local ethernet.
> 
> As others are saying... it isn't "local".  It's not "local"
> unless in the same subnet.  Physical topology often correlates
> with higher layers, but it's not strictly 1:1.

Manually configuring a static route in router A would achieve the result:
ip route 172.16.16.0 255.255.255.0 fa0/0

However, I'm surprised that there's no dynamic routing protocol that
allows you to do everything you can with static routes.

-Ralph






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