configure bgp routerid

configure bgp routerid router-identifier


Changes the router identifier.

Syntax Description

router identifier Specifies a router identifier in the IPv4 address format.



Usage Guidelines

BGP must be disabled before changing the router ID.

BGP selects routes based on the following precedence (from highest to lowest):
  • Higher weight
  • Higher local preference
  • Shortest length (shortest AS path)
  • Lowest origin code
  • Lowest MED
  • Route from external peer
  • Lowest cost to Next Hop
  • Lowest router ID

This command applies to the current VR or VRF context.


The following command changes the router ID:

configure bgp routerid


To remove the configured bgp routerid, give routerid value as i.e. configure bgp routerid


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

This command required a specific license in ExtremeXOS 11.1.

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.