Re: 69/8...this sucks -- Centralizing filtering..

From: Jack Bates (no email)
Date: Mon Mar 10 2003 - 14:39:26 EST


From: "McBurnett, Jim"

>
> No seriously..
> What if that customer has a VPN design with a dial backup behind their
firewall.
> Using BGP to suck down a default route from the provider,
> when that default route goes away, then the internal router initiates the
dial
> backup solution to the remote network.
> They should not be sending out any BGP routes though..
> But.. See example above...
>
<snip other method>

> Sure this is somewhat unusual, but I have seen it, and corrected it...
>
Oh, I agree that there are times when BGP is used in a single uplink
scenario, but it is not common. However, someone pointed me to ip verify
unicast source reachable-via any which seems to be available on some of the
cisco Service provider releases. It's an interesting concept and I'm itching
to play with it. If you aren't in my routing table, then why accept the IP
address?

-Jack








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