OSPF Forward Address

OSPF Forward Address (FA): works like BGP next-hop for OSPF external routes advertised only if next-hop is on a not-passive and multiaccess interface if there’s not a route to FA address, route is not installed FA = –> cost to ABR FA <> –> cost to FA address NSSA –> FA is ASBR IP –> remove FA with “area 1 nssa no-summary translate type7 suppress-fa”

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Where the vNic meets the SDN

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