[yadifa-users] listening on non-local interfaces

Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Mon Oct 19 09:11:06 CEST 2015


On 19/10/15 09:00, Peter Hudec wrote:

Hi Peter,

> But the BGP is configured to work with the addresses on the interfaces.
> If the interface is up, the bgp annouces the IPv4/6 prefix, if down don't.
> 
> So if I do some maintenance, I put the dummyX interfaces down. This
> works well, but if I restart the DNS process it will not start due
> missing ip addresses to listen.

Instead of bringing the interface down, how about bringing BGP down?
This is what we do, and it works well. We have either Bird or ExaBGP,
and we just shut down the BGP process to withdraw the route to a server.

Regards,
Anand


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