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    neighbor password

    Syntax

    neighbor { ipAddress | ipv6Address | peerGroupName } password [ 0 | 8 ] string

    no neighbor { ipAddress | ipv6Address | peerGroupName } password

    Release Information

    Command introduced before JunosE Release 7.1.0.
    ipv6Address variable added in JunosE Release 8.0.0.

    Description

    Enables MD5 authentication on a TCP connection between two BGP peers. The no version disables MD5 authentication.

    Options

    • ipAddress—IP address of the BGP neighbor
    • ipv6Address—IPv6 address of BGP neighbor
    • peerGroupName—Name of the BGP peer group to which this neighbor belongs. If you specify a BGP peer group by using the peerGroupName argument, all the members of the peer group inherit the characteristic configured with this command, unless it is overridden for a specific peer.
    • 0—Indicates that the MD5 password is entered in unencrypted form (plaintext)
    • 8—Indicates that the MD5 password is entered in encrypted form (ciphertext)
    • string—MD5 password, an alphanumeric text string of up to 16 characters

    Mode

    Address Family Configuration, Router Configuration

    Published: 2014-08-18