configure bgp peer-group timer

configure bgp peer-group peer-group-name timer keep-alive seconds hold-time seconds


Configures the keepalive timer and hold timer values for a peer group and all the neighbors of the peer group.

Syntax Description

peer-group-name Specifies a peer group.
keep-alive seconds Specifies a keepalive time in seconds. Range is 0 to 21845.
hold-time seconds Specifies a hold-time in seconds. Range is 0 and 3 to 65535.



Usage Guidelines

This command applies to the current VR or VRF context.

Changes made to the parameters of a peer group are applied to all neighbors in the peer group.

After you enter this command, the switch automatically disables and enables all neighbors in the peer group before the change takes effect.


The following command configures the keepalive timer and hold timer values for the peer group outer and its neighbors:

configure bgp peer-group outer timer keep-alive 30 hold-time 90


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.