bgp-route-limit (bgp-router-config)

Configures the BGP route limit parameters

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Wireless Controllers — RFS 4000

  • Service Platforms — NX 95XX, NX 96XX


bgp-route-limit [num-routes <VALUE>|reset-time <1-86400>|retry-count <1-32>|
retry-timeout <1-3600>]


bgp-route-limit [num-routes <VALUE>|reset-time <1-86400>|retry-count <1-32>|
retry-timeout <1-3600>]
num-routes <VALUE> Configures the number of routes that can be stored on this BGP router. Set this value based on the available memory on this BGP router (wireless controller or service platform).
  • <VALUE> – Specify a value from 1 - 4,294,967,295. The default is 9216 routes.
reset-time <1-86400> Configures the reset time in seconds. This is the time after which the retry count value is set to Zero (0).
  • <1-86400> – Specify a value from 1- 86,400 seconds. The default is 360 seconds.
retry-count <1-32> Configures the maximum number of times the BGP process is reset before being permanently shut down. Once shut down, the BGP process has to be started manually. The BGP process is reset if it is flooded with route entries that exceed the maximum number of routes configured for this device.
  • <1-32> – Specify a value from 1 - 32. The default is 5 routes.
retry-timeout <1-3600> Configures the duration, in seconds, the BGP process is temporarily shut down, before a reset of the process is attempted.
  • <1-3600> – Specify a value from 1 - 3600 seconds. The default is 60 seconds.


nx9500-6C8809(config-profile NX9500Profile-router-bgp)#bgp-route-limit num-routes 10
nx9500-6C8809(config-profile NX9500Profile-router-bgp)#show context
 router bgp
  bgp enable
  asn 1
  aggregate-address as-set summary-only
  bgp neighbor
   remote-as 199
   maximum-prefix 9999 80 restart 50
  bgp-route-limit num-routes 10
nx9500-6C8809(config-profile NX9500Profile-router-bgp)#

Related Commands

no (bgp-router-config) Removes BGP route limitations configured. Use the no command to revert back to default.