Path selection in Silverpeak

Silver Peak appliance (EdgeConnect) performs routing based on below subnet table lookup and criteria –

  1. Longest Match –

In this case, the longest prefix is given preference while selecting the best path. For eg – 172.16.0.0/24 is preferred route compared to 172.16.0.0/16

Advertisements

  1. Local Preference –

Local subnet (locally connected) is always given preference compared to subnets learned via advertisement.

  1. Lowest Metric –

Lower the metric, more the preferred path. For e.g. – Network X.X.X.0/24 from device A with metric 30 is given preference compared to same network from device B with metric 40.

  1. Lowest Priority –

This is also called Peer Priority. The device chooses the route from peer with the lowest priority. This is a configurable line items and can be configured under “Configuration” section.

  1. Random –

In case all of the above mentioned criteria are same or equal, path selection will be performed randomly.

Advertisements

Related Posts

About The Author

Add Comment

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
Select your currency
USD United States (US) dollar