ebgp-multihop (bgp-neighbor-config)

Enables eBGP Multihop on this BGP neighbor. When enabled, allows neighbor connection to be established between two eBGP neighbors that are not directly connected to each other. Use this command to configure the maximum number of hops possible between two such eBGP neighbors. This option is disabled by default.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Wireless Controllers — RFS 4000

  • Service Platforms — NX 95XX, NX 96XX


ebgp-multihop <1-255>


ebgp-multihop <1-255>
ebgp-multihop <1-255> Configures the maximum number of hops that can be between eBGP neighbors not directly connected to each other.
  • <1-255> – Specify a value from 1 - 255. The default is 255.


nx9500-6C8809(config-profile testNX9000-router-bgp-neighbor- 20
nx9500-6C8809(config-profile testNX9000-router-bgp-neighbor- context
  bgp neighbor
   advertisement-interval 100
   allowas-in 10
   attribute-unchanged as-path
   capability orf prefix-list both
   description neighbor "This neighbor is an external AS neighbor"
   ebgp-multihop 20
nx9500-6C8809(config-profile testNX9000-router-bgp-neighbor-


Related Commands

no (bgp-neighbor-config) Disables eBGP Multihop on this BGP neighbor