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RE: What Worked - What Didn't
From: Randy Bush <randy () psg com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 14:39:28 -0700


When a BGP router loses power, it takes minutes for the peer on the
other side of the connection to notice something is wrong and reroute
the traffic.
as i do not see this in rfc 1771 or draft-ietf-idr-bgp4-1[23].txt, i
suspect that this is implementation specific.
"The suggested value for the Hold Time is 90 seconds.  The suggested value
for the KeepAlive timer is 30 seconds."

the hello timer != noticing an interface has gone hard down, which i thought
was your original point.

randy


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