disable bgp peer-group capability

disable bgp peer-group peer-group-name capability [ipv4-unicast | ipv4-multicast |ipv6-unicast | ipv6-multicast |vpnv4 |route-refresh]


This command disables an address family or the route-refresh capability for a peer group.

Syntax Description

peer-group-name Specifies a peer group.
ipv4-unicast Specifies the IPv4 unicast address family.
ipv4-multicast Specifies an IPv4 multicast address family.
ipv6-unicast Specifies the IPv6 unicast address family.
ipv6-multicast Specifies an IPv6 multicast address family.
vpnv4 Specifies the VPNv4 address family for Layer 3 VPN support.
route-refresh Specifies ROUTE-REFRESH message capabilities.


All capabilities are enabled for IPv4 peer groups by default.

Only the route refresh capability is enabled for peer groups by default.

Usage Guidelines

This command applies to the current VR or VRF context.



To inter-operate with Cisco routers for BGP graceful restart, you must enable IPv4 unicast address capability.


The following command disables the route-refresh feature for the peer group outer:

disable bgp peer-group outer route-refresh

The following command disables the VPNv4 address family for a peer group:

disable bgp peer-group backbone capability vpnv4


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.

Support for Layer 3 VPNs was added in ExtremeXOS 15.3.

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.