mp-BGP route reflector question

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Dec 25th, 2007
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can i put VRR (mp-bgp route reflector)into another ospf area( not ospf area 0) in a large mpls vpn network,such as ospf 10,20.

is there any problem!

thank you!

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nihal.akbulut Fri, 12/28/2007 - 04:45
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Route reflectors main purpose is establishing BGP sessions. So if the BGP router-id of the route-reflector is reachable from other MP-BGP PEs (via ospf) , there is no problem..

olorunloba Sun, 12/30/2007 - 18:10
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Yes you can. However, note that you could run into problems if you require to run mpls traffic engineering.

flyjunli Tue, 01/08/2008 - 07:39
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thank you!

we have two p routers as core, but customers want to config p routers as mpls vpn reflectors, i suggest to config two PE routers as mpls vpn reflector.

which one is better!

thank you



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