disable msdp process-sa-request

disable msdp [{peer} remoteaddr | peer all] process-sa-request {vr vrname}


This command configures a router to reject SA request messages from a specified peer or all peers.

Syntax Description

peer all Specifies all MSDP peers.
remoteaddr Specifies the IP address of the MSDP peer.
vrname Specifies the name of the virtual router to which this command applies. If a name is not specified, it is extracted from the current CLI context.


By default, all SA request messages are accepted from all peers.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure the router to reject SA request messages from a specified peer or all peers.

You cannot change an SA request filter while SA request processing is enabled for an MSDP peer. You must first disable SA request processing for a peer and then re-enable it with an SA request filter.

You can use the following policy attributes in an SA request policy. All other attributes are ignored.
  • Match:
    • multicast-group
    • multicast-source
    • pim-rp
  • Set:
    • permit
    • deny


The following example disables processing of SA request messages received from a peer with the IP address

disable msdp peer process-sa-request


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.0.

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 MSDP feature, see the Switch Engine 32.3 Feature License Requirements document.