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Add a BGP Group

You are here: Configure > Network > Routing > BGP.

Procedure

To add a BGP Group:

  1. Click the add icon (+) on the upper right side of the BGP Group page.

    The Add a Group page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 146.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.

Table 146: Fields on the Add a Group Page

Field

Action

General

Routing Instance

Note: If you log in as a tenant user, the Routing Instance is not displayed as tenant context supports only one routing instance.

Select a routing instance from the list.

Group Name

Enter a new group name.

ASN

Specifies the unique numeric identifier of the AS in which the routing device is configured.

Enter the routing device’s 32-bit AS number, in dotted decimal notation.

If you enter an integer, the value is converted to a 32-bit equivalent. For example, if you enter 3, the value assigned to the AS is 0.0.0.3.

Preference

Enter the degree of preference value for an external route.

The route with the highest local preference value is preferred.

Cluster Id

Enter the IPv6 or IPv4 address to be used as the cluster identifier.

The cluster identifier is used by the route reflector cluster in an internal BGP group.

Description

Enter the text description for the global, group, or neighbor configuration.

Damping

Select the check box to enable route flap damping.

Advertise Inactive Routes

Select the check box to enable advertising of inactive routes.

Advertise Peer AS Routes

Select the check box to advertising of peer AS routes.

Neighbors

Dynamic Neighbors

Configures a dynamic neighbor (peer).

Procedure

Select one of the following options:

  1. To add a dynamic neighbor:
    1. Click +.

      The Add Dynamic Neighbor window appears.

    2. Select one of the following options in the Addresses field:

      • All

      • IPv4

      • IPv6

    3. Enter the following details if you select IPv4 in the Addresses field:

      • IP Address—Enter the IPv4 address for dynamic neighbor.

      • Subnet Mask—Enter the subnet mask for the IPv4 address.

    4. Enter the following details if you select IPv6 in the Addresses field:

      • IPv6 Address—Enter the IPv6 address for dynamic neighbor.

      • Prefix—Enter the prefix length using up and down arrows for the IPv6 address.

    5. Click OK to save changes.

  2. To edit a dynamic neighbor:
    1. Select the existing dynamic neighbor address.

    2. Click the pencil icon to edit the selected dynamic neighbor address.

      The Edit Dynamic Neighbor window appears with editable fields.

    3. Click OK to save changes.

  3. To delete a dynamic neighbor:
    1. Select the existing dynamic neighbor address.

    2. Click the delete icon (X) to delete the selected dynamic neighbor address.

Static Neighbors

Configures a static neighbor (peer).

Procedure

Select one of the following options:

  1. To add a static neighbor:
    1. Click +.

      The Add Static Neighbor window appears.

    2. Enter the following details:

      • Addresses—Select IPv4 or IPv6.

      • IP Address—Enter the IPv4 address for static neighbor.

      • Local Address—Enter the IP address for static neighbor.

      • Preference—Enter the preference value for an external route. The route with the highest local preference value is preferred.

      • Description—Enter a description.

      • Hold Time—Enter the hold timeout interval period.

      • Out Delay—Enter the output delay time.

        Range: 0 through 65,535 seconds.

      • Passive—Select the check box to enable the device to be passive. The routing device will wait for the peer to issue an open request before a message is sent.

      • As Override—Select the check box to replace all occurrences of the peer AS number in the AS path with its own AS number before advertising the route to the peer.

      • Import Policy—Select one of the following options:

        • +—Adds an import policy.

        • Move up—Moves the selected policy up the list of policies.

        • Move down—Moves the selected policy down.

        • X—Removes an import policy.

      • Export Policy—Select one of the following options:

        • +—Adds an import policy.

        • Move up—Moves the selected policy up the list of policies.

        • Move down—Moves the selected policy down.

        • X—Removes an import policy.

    3. Click OK to save changes.

  2. To edit a static neighbor:
    1. Select the existing static neighbor address.

    2. Click the pencil icon to edit the selected static neighbor address.

      The Edit Static Neighbor window appears with editable fields.

    3. Click OK to save changes.

  3. To delete a static neighbor:
    1. Select the existing static neighbor address.

    2. Click the delete icon (X) to delete the selected static neighbor address.

Policies Tab

Import Policy

Specifies one or more routing policies for routes being imported into the routing table from BGP.

Select one of the following options:

  • +—Adds an import policy.

  • Move up—Moves the selected policy up the list of policies.

  • Move down—Moves the selected policy down.

  • X—Removes an import policy.

Export Policy

Specifies one or more policies to routes being exported from the routing table into BGP.

Select one of the following options:

  • +—Adds an import policy.

  • Move up—Moves the selected policy up the list of policies.

  • Move down—Moves the selected policy down.

  • X—Removes an import policy.

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