default bgp_med not working
santiago at crfreenet.org
Thu Nov 19 10:32:50 CET 2009
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 08:40:44AM +0100, Wolfgang Hennerbichler wrote:
> Hi Birdies,
> I've got a good reason to belive that the option 'default bgp_med' is
> not working (at all), at least in my setup. I do something like this in
> a filter:
> => those void's are disturbing, aren't they?
> Even adding the option default bg_med 10 doesn't change the bgp
> metric. So I guess I found a bug? I could only work around it by setting
> the bgp_med in the import filter.
default bgp_med works, but in a slightly different way that you expect.
It does not mean that it sets bgp_med attribute to that value, it just
means that if two BGP routes are compared according to bgp_med than
this value is used if one route does not have a bgp_med atrribute.
(void) value just means that the route does not have bgp_med attribute.
Usual way to set bgp_med attribute is to set it in the export filter.
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at crfreenet.org)
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