configure bgp neighbor shutdown-priority

configure bgp neighbor [all | remoteaddr] shutdown-priority number


Configures the shutdown priority for a BGP neighbor.

Syntax Description

remoteaddr Specifies the IPv4 or IPv6 address of a BGP neighbor.
all Specifies all IPv4 and IPv6 neighbors.
number Specifies the shutdown priority. The range is 0 - 65,535.


The default value is 1024.

Usage Guidelines



This command is not currently supported, and is not recommended for use.

Higher priority values lower the chance of a BGP neighbor to be automatically disabled in case BGP or the system goes to a low memory condition.


The following command configures the shutdown priority of the BGP neighbor to 500:

configure bgp neighbor shutdown-priority 1000


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

This command required a specific license in ExtremeXOS 11.1.

Support for IPv6 was added in ExtremeXOS 12.6 BGP.

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 BGP feature, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.