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  1. still multipath is not enabling. below is the config.

    R1#show run | section bgp
    router bgp 1
     neighbor 192.168.12.2 remote-as 23
     neighbor 192.168.13.3 remote-as 23
     maximum-paths 2
     no auto-summary
    

    BGP Table:

    R1#show ip bgp
        BGP table version is 2, local router ID is 192.168.13.1
        Status codes: s suppressed, d damped, h history, * valid, > best, i - internal,
                      r RIB-failure, S Stale
        Origin codes: i - IGP, e - EGP, ? - incomplete
    
           Network          Next Hop            Metric LocPrf Weight Path
        *  192.168.23.0     192.168.13
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  2. Hi Rene,

    Some confusion please clarify the below sentence:

    We can tell BGP to “relax” its requirement of having the same AS path numbers and AS path length to only checking the AS path length and "AS Path (both AS number and AS path length)

    So, If only AS-PATH is identical/same length then we can do BGP load sharing right ?

    br//zaman

  3. Hi,
    What will happen to return traffic from r2 or r3 to r1 in single AS case
    thanks

  4. Hello Zdenek

    Yes, that is correct. Only outgoing traffic, that is traffic from R1 to R2/R3 is load balanced. There is no way to load balance incoming traffic from the point of view of R1. In other words, there is no configuration within R1 that can be made in order to cause incoming traf

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  5. Hello Zdenek

    In order to get all traffic from the Internet to internal devices to be balanced, R2 and R3 must advertise both routes as equally desirable to the Internet at large. This way both options will be viewed as equal cost paths allowing for the routing to be divided more or less equally across both routers.

    A similar configuration can be found at this Cisco documentation. This example shows how BGP will be used to load balance between two customer routers to two ISP routers. But you can switch this around and look at the configs of the two customer

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