After finishing each of the following sections, make sure all configured interfaces/subnets are consistently visible on all pertinent routers, even in the event of network failure of any one router.
Configure IBGP on all routers in your network:
Do not use any WAN IP interfaces for IBGP sessions because your network is prone to failures across the Frame Relay cloud.
Configure R5 and R8 as route reflectors and make sure that all traffic as a preferred path is via Router R5.
Minimize IBGP configurations as much as possible.
Do not disable BGP synchronization.
Use AS 2002 on all IBGP routers.
As long as there is IP connectivity in your network, ensure that BGP is active in all ...