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Configuring a BGP Routing Instance (NSM Procedure)

 

To configure BGP:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Double-click the device object to open the device configuration.
  2. In the device navigation tree, select Network >Virtual Router to display the list of configured virtual routers. Double-click the virtual router in which you are configuring a BGP routing instance. The Virtual Router configuration screen appears.
  3. In the virtual router navigation tree, select Dynamic Routing Protocol and enable Configured BGP Instance check box. BGP configuration options now appear in the virtual router navigation tree under Dynamic Routing Protocol.
  4. In the virtual router navigation tree, select BGP > Parameters to display the Parameters screen. Configure the following:
    • Select the Enable BGP check box.

    • Enter an AS Number.

  5. In the virtual router navigation tree, select BGP > Neighbors to display the Neighbors screen. Click the Add icon to display the New Neighbor screen. Configure the following:
    • Select the Peer Enabled check box.

    • Enter the BGP peer information.

  6. Click OK to save the new neighbor.
  7. Click OK to save your changes to the virtual router.
  8. In the device navigation tree, select Network > Interface to display the list of interfaces. Double-click the interface that is connected to the BGP peer to open the interface screen.
  9. In the interface navigation tree, select Protocol to display the Protocol screen, and then click the BGP tab and enable BGP check box.
  10. Click OK.