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bgp confederation peers

Configures sub-autonomous systems that belong to a confederation.

Syntax: [no] bgp confederation peers as-sys [as-sys]


Sub-autonomous system number. Valid values are integers from 1 to 65535.

Description: Confederations enable you to reduce the size and complexity of the IBGP mesh. See bgp confederation identifier. Sub-autonomous systems configured as confederations are only visible within the defined confederation. From outside the confederation, they appear as a single autonomous system.

Use the bgp confederation identifier command to create the confederation ID.

Use the bgp confederation peers command to specify which sub-autonomous systems belong to a confederation.

WARNING Do not include the sub-AS number specified using the router bgp command in the list of ASs specified using the bgp confederation peers command.

Use the no bgp confederation peers as-sys command to remove the specified sub-autonomous system from a confederation.

Use the no bgp confederation peers command with no argument to remove all sub-autonomous systems from a confederation.

Factory Default: No confederation peers are configured.

Command Mode: Router configuration.

Example: In the following example:

router(config)#router bgp 65010

router(config-router)#bgp confederation identifier 42

router(config-router)#bgp confederation peers 65020 65030 65040

router(config-router)#neighbor remote-as 65020

router(config-router)#neighbor remote-as 65030

Related Commands: bgp confederation identifier


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