enable bgp neighbor

enable bgp neighbor [remoteaddr | all]


Enables the BGP session. The neighbor must be created before the BGP neighbor session can be enabled.

Syntax Description

remoteaddr Specifies the IPv4 or IPv6 address of a BGP neighbor.
all Specifies all IPv4 and IPv6 neighbors.



Usage Guidelines

To create a new neighbor and add it to a BGP peer group, use the following command:

create bgp neighbor remoteaddr peer-group peer-group-name {multi-hop}

This command applies to the current VR or VRF context.


The following command enables the BGP neighbor session:

enable bgp neighbor


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 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.