I-BGP synchronization with IGP

The BGP synchronization rule requires that when a BGP router receives information about a network from an IBGP neighbor, it does not use that information until a matching route is learned via an IGP or static route.

What does it mean a matching route in this statement? Same prefix? Next-hop? Etc.

What do you mean exactly by “does not use that information”? In global routing table? Advertising the route (information) to peers?

fig. 1. Network setup

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VPNv4 BGP AS-Override Feature

AS-Override feature applies to sites that have the same AS number and are linked by another AS number.

In BGP, loop prevention would prevent any site from learning other site routes due to the presence of the same AS number in the AS_PATH of the advertised routes.

Fig. 1: setup network

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