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  1. Hello Rene

    How do you use the glass server?

  2. Hello Azm

    It may be possible that you have the neighbor soft-reconfiguration inbound command enabled on your router. According to Cisco:

    The neighbor soft-reconfiguration inbound command causes the router to store all received (inbound) routing policy updates without modification, for example, a duplicate table is stored in the memory for each peer. This method is memory-intensive and not recommended unless absolutely necessary.

    The (received and used usually indicates that the prefix from a soft-reconfiguration-enabled peer was not filtered so it is placed into the regular BGP table. But it is not necessarily the best path.

    Check your config and get back to us!

    I hope this has been helpful!


  3. Hey Laz,
    You are absolutely correct. Just tested that in the lab and it was exactly what you said.
    EXCELLENT !!!!!!

    Without Soft -reconfiguration

    with Soft-reconfiguration


  4. Hi,

    I am new to BGP …
    Need little more clarity on difference between following two entries in BGP table :
    i.e. network entries vs path entries ?

    route-views.optus.net.au>show ip bgp summary
    BGP router identifier, local AS number 65535
    BGP table version is 244799119, main routing table version 244799119
    539211 network entries using 69019008 bytes of memory
    2321994 path entries using 120743688 bytes of memory

  5. Hello Deepika

    The network entries are the total number of unique prefix entries in the BGP database. In other words, these are the total number of destinations that this router knows and for which it has paths available to.

    The Path entries is the total number of available paths that have been registered by BGP to these destinations. Because there can be multiple paths to each network destination, this number is usually larger than the network entries.

    So as a result, Path Entries >= Network Entries

    I hope this has been helpful!


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