bgp path selection

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Jun 16th, 2008

has anyone devised a good acronym for the path selection process? I've tried several times to make up different ones but never get anything that 'sticks'...I guess I'm just not right-brained enough.

I have this problem too.
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toddlerdal Tue, 06/17/2008 - 17:35

A coworker and I came up with "Women Laugh At Me"

Weight

Local Pref

AS Path

MED

got us through BSCI with it.

jefkoh Thu, 07/17/2008 - 22:23

Found this on the internet once. I found it useful to remember when I was studying for my BGP Exam.

“We Love Oranges AS Oranges Mean Pure Refreshment”

W Weight (Highest)

L Local_Pref (Highest)

O Originate (local originate)

AS As_Path (shortest)

O Origin Code (IGP < EGP < Incomplete)

M MED (lowest)

P Paths (External Paths preferred Over Internal)

R Router ID (lowest)

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