Changes the default local preference attribute.
|number||Specifies a value used to advertise this router‘s degree of preference to other routers within the AS. Range is 0 to 2147483647.|
BGP must be disabled before the local preference attribute can be changed.
higher local preference
shortest length (shortest AS path)
lowest origin code
route from external peer
lowest cost to Next Hop
Local preference is used to determine a preferred exit point from an AS. Local preferences are exchanged throughout the AS. A change in the local-preference can result in a change in routing and forwarding of traffic leaving the AS.
The following command changes the default local preference attribute to 500:
configure bgp local-preference 500
This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.
This command required a specific license in ExtremeXOS 11.1.
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.