Bird OSPF bug? (Mutliple areas, rfc1583compat off, cost ignored)
bird.user at poige.ru
Sat Jan 26 20:19:03 CET 2019
On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 at 02:14, Ondrej Zajicek <santiago at crfreenet.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 02:07:52PM +0700, Igor Podlesny wrote:
> > I have test lab -- two OSPF routers, Bird 1.6.4: A, B.
> > 2 areas defined: 0.0.0.0, 0.0.0.1. Export "all".
> > When rfc1583compat is Off I observe default route gets propagated via
> > area 0.0.0.1 in despite its interfaces have higher costs than area
> > 0.0.0.0's have.
> > Turning rfc1583compat On changes it to expected behaviour: interfaces
> > costs are respected again.
> > Bug or am I missing some piece of OSPF knowledge here?
> I think it is correct. In OSPF, intra-area paths using non-backbone areas
> are preferred over shorter backbone or inter-area paths. See RFC 2328,
> section 16.4.1.
And even higher interfaces costs shouldn't affect it? O_o
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