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passive (Protocols BGP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the routing device so that active open messages are not sent to the peer. Once you configure the routing device to be passive, the routing device will wait for the peer to issue an open request before a message is sent.


If you omit this statement, all explicitly configured peers are active, and each peer periodically sends open requests until its peer responds.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.