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  • From: Brian
  • Date: Thu Nov 01 12:49:59 2001

I would much rather define my neighbors individually and control them that
way, and use either no sync or a hi metric null route to satisfy bgp's must
be in igp requirement.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Zhao, Xingguo" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 9:33 AM

> Hi, all
> I have a question regarding to redistribute IGR routes into BGP. Currently
> both Cisco
> and Juniper support it.
> Here I don't understand what is the advantage of this redistribution?
> Because BGP is
> potentially injecting information into the IGP and then sending such
> information back into BGP.
> Could anybody provide more description regarding the advantage and the
> disadvantage
> of redistribuing IGP routes into BGP?
> Do people use this in real life?
> Thanks a lot,
> Xingguo