enable bgp peer-group

enable bgp peer-group peer-group-name


Enables a peer group and all the neighbors of a peer group.

Syntax Description

peer-group-name Specifies a peer group.



Usage Guidelines

You can use BGP peer groups to group together up to 200512 BGP neighbors. All neighbors within the peer group inherit the parameters of the BGP peer group. The following mandatory parameters are shared by all neighbors in a peer group:
  • source-interface

  • out-nlri-filter

  • out-aspath-filter

  • out-route-map

  • send-community

  • next-hop-self

This command applies to the current VR or VRF context.


The following command enables the BGP peer group outer and all its neighbors:

enable bgp peer-group outer


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 Switch Engine 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.