Very simple bird.conf

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Wed Apr 14 19:56:18 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 07:09:17PM +0200, Ondrej Filip wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, would replacing direct { } with
> > 
> >   static {
> >     route via;
> >     route via "eth0";
> >   }
> > 
> > be more idiomatic here?

The second route has one side-effect - it is exported to the kernel
as a device route. If you really have prefix on eth0,
it is definitely better to use direct route, if is an
aggregate of your internal routes, i would suggest to use drop route
(route XXXX/YY drop), as suggested by Ondrej Filip. The drop route
is also exported to the kernel routing table, which has a slight
benefit that every destination (from XXXX/YY) that is not covered
by more specific (IGP) route is dropped and not send through the
default route.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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