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RE: honoring AS-path prepend from a peer or customer?

  • From: Martin, Christian
  • Date: Thu Feb 18 22:27:30 1999

> Criscos,
> Bays, and gated boxes can't do this (without BGP->IGP->BGP 
> redistribution).
> Avi

Agreed.  There is no provision to do this directly with BGP, although
the RFC does not specifically preclude this, as far as I can tell.  It
does mention truncating AS-PATH information when dealing with Inter-AS
multicast routes, but this is a future provision.