Re: Strange TCP (and BGP!) problem

kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru
Mon, 20 Dec 1999 20:00:16 +0300 (MSK)


Hello!

> After 30 seconds the router sends BGP data to the Linux box (actually a BGP
> Keepalive message). At this point the Linux host usually responds with a TCP
> RST, which is a little unfriendly... Also, from scoping the network, there is no
> legit reason for this to happen (the protocol exchange is entirely valid).

I had similar problems some time ago, but careful investigation
showed that they are intrinsic BGP protocol feature.

I am not sure that the cases coincide.
Please, make tcpdump of offended session and paralle strace
of bgp daemon.

Alexey Kuznetsov
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