bgp protocol info in passive mode
iafilius at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 2 10:50:09 CEST 2010
Hello Ondrej, bird-users
correct no multihop defined, as there is/was no need to.
i'd only enabled the link when needing it.
On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 10:44 +0200, Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 02:02:16PM +0200, Arjan Filius wrote:
> > Hello Bird-users,
> > Currently making some monitor scripts, and working on that i noticed a
> > little difference with 2 (ipv4 and ipv6) export-only bgp protocols.
> > Both the protocol definitions are exactly the same, apart from the
> > neighbor definition.
> > The only difference is the ipv4 neigbor is in a direct connected subnet,
> > where the ipv6 isn't.
> > After "fixing" the ipv6 passive neigbor to a direct connected ip i got
> > the "Passive" in the info field.
> > I'm not sure what is the correct behaviour, but displaying passive when
> > actually passive eases my monitoring scripts.
> I think that if you don't have multihop option and your neighbor address
> is not from a direct connected subnet, that such configuration is unusable
> and that is a reason why there is Idle state and not Passive state.
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