IPv6 and BGP

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Jun 19th, 2007

I have configured 2 BGP peers, each in a different AS one of which is advertising ::/0 to the other. Doing a show bgp ipv6 ::/0 shows the next hop as the global IPv6 address of that router. but when doing a show ipv6 route for ::/0 it shows the next hop as the link local address of the next hop router.

Is this the default nature of BGP.

Kind Regards

Kev

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Correct Answer by Harold Ritter about 9 years 5 months ago

It is actually normal behavior for the BGP route to resolve to the local link address of the neighbor ultimately.

Hope this helps,

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Harold Ritter Tue, 06/19/2007 - 12:50

It is actually normal behavior for the BGP route to resolve to the local link address of the neighbor ultimately.

Hope this helps,

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