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bgp-error-tolerance (Protocols BGP)


Hierarchy Level


Enable error handling for BGP update messages.


malformed-route-limit number

Configure a limit on the number of malformed hidden routes stored in memory.


When the value of malformed-route-limit is reduced, only new malformed BGP update messages are affected and the existing malformed routes are retained.

  • Default: 1000

  • Range: 0 through 4294967295

malformed-update-log-interval seconds

Configure the duration for which the logging of malformed BGP update messages are suppressed.

On configuring the malformed update log interval:

  1. The first malformed BGP update message is logged.

  2. All subsequent malformed update messages are suppressed until the log interval expires.

  3. On log interval expiry, the total number of malformed attributes received during the interval are logged.

This process repeats when the next malformed update message is received.

  • Default: 300 seconds

  • Range: 10 through 65535 seconds


Disable the limit on the number of malformed hidden routes stored in memory.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.2.