enable msdp peer

enable msdp [{peer} remoteaddr | peer all] {vr vr_name}


Configures the administrative state of an MSDP (Multicast Source Discovery Protocol) peer.

Syntax Description

all Enables all MSDP peers.
remoteaddr Specifies the IP address of the MSDP peer to configure.
vr_name Specifies the name of the virtual router to which this command applies. If a name is not specified, it is extracted from the current CLI context.


By default, MSDP peers are disabled.

Usage Guidelines

You must use this command to administratively enable the MSDP peers before they can establish peering sessions and start exchanging SA messages.


The following example enables an MSDP peer:

enable msdp peer


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.0.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms that support the appropriate license. For complete information about software licensing, including how to obtain and upgrade your license and which licenses support the MSDP feature, see the ExtremeXOS 22.2 Feature License Requirements document.