Configure route targets for external access

Configure route targets for external access

Configuring the OpenContrail route targets for your Juniper MX routers allows extending the private network outside the MCP cloud.

To configure route targets for external access:

  1. Log in to the OpenContrail web UI as described in Access the OpenContrail web UI.

  2. Navigate to Configure > Networking > Networks.

  3. Click the gear icon of the network that you choose to be external and select Edit.

  4. In the Edit window:

    1. Expand Advanced Options.

    2. Select the Shared and External check boxes.

    3. Expand Route Target(s).

    4. Click the + symbol to add ASN and Target.

    5. Enter the corresponding numbers set during provisioning of the Juniper MX router that is used in your MCP cluster.

    6. Click Save.

  5. Verify the route targets configuration:

    1. Navigate to Configure > Infrastructure > BGP Routers.

    2. Expand one of the BGP Router or Control Node nodes menu.

    3. Verify that Autonomous System fits ASN set in the previous steps.