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Re: A question on CE to PE route exchanges ...
From: Dave Israel <davei () biohazard demon digex net>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 17:45:02 -0400

On 5/18/2001 at 14:13:53 -0700, Elwin Eliazer said:


RFC2547bis suggests the use of EBGP between
CE and PE routers; Is this a preferable model for
service providers and enterprise customers, when
compared to using IGP?

Yes.  BGP is designed for network borders.  Besides, in at least one
major current implementation, your IGP options are painfully limited.
Are there anyone who have deployed this? If so,
how is the EBGP peering setup if the CE router
is with a local (VPN) IP address?

The BGP session lives in VPN space, the routes only exist in VPN
routing tables.  Your CE having a VPN address is really just the
natural solution.


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