View Full Version : How to enable load balance for a destination in BGP?

07-16-2009, 02:33 AM
According to the topology above, make necessary configuration to ensure Sw2 use both R4 and R5 to load balance traffic towards

07-16-2009, 05:33 AM
To achieve the load sharing via BGP, configure maximum-paths on sw2 to adjust the amount of BGP routes installed to the route table.

Verify via:

sw2#show ip route
Codes: C - connected, S - static, R - RIP, M - mobile, B - BGP
D - EIGRP, EX - EIGRP external, O - OSPF, IA - OSPF inter area
N1 - OSPF NSSA external type 1, N2 - OSPF NSSA external type 2
E1 - OSPF external type 1, E2 - OSPF external type 2
i - IS-IS, su - IS-IS summary, L1 - IS-IS level-1, L2 - IS-IS level-2
ia - IS-IS inter area, * - candidate default, U - per-user static route
o - ODR, P - periodic downloaded static route
Gateway of last resort is not set is subnetted, 1 subnets
B [20/0] via, 00:53:42
[20/0] via, 00:53:42 is subnetted, 1 subnets
C is directly connected, FastEthernet0/0 is subnetted, 5 subnets
C is directly connected, Loopback0
C is directly connected, Vlan33
C is directly connected, Vlan44
C is directly connected, FastEthernet0/4
C is directly connected, FastEthernet0/5 is subnetted, 1 subnets
B [20/0] via, 00:53:42
[20/0] via, 00:53:42

sw2#traceroute source
Type escape sequence to abort.
Tracing the route to
1 252 msec 56 msec *