Tuesday December 19, 2017
So you want to peer with a service provider. Never done it before? Overwhelmed? Don’t know where to start? If this sounds familiar, then this article is for you! We’re going to have a look at the process of peering with an ISP. We’re not going to look too deeply into the technical details. Rather, we’ll focus more on the process.
I have been working on a lab topology that uses BGP externally, and OSPF as the IGP. While working on this I found something interesting. A LAN network could not be advertised into BGP, even though the neighbours were forming correctly.