Command:

clear ip bgp external


Mode:

Router#


Syntax:

clear ip bgp external [in | out]

clear ip bgp external [soft [in | out]]

clear ip bgp external {ipv4 | ipv6 {multicast | unicast [in | out | soft]}}

clear ip bgp external [vpn4 unicast {in | out | soft}}

 

Syntax Description:

in | out (Optional) Triggers inbound or outbound soft reconfiguration.
soft (Optional) Triggers soft reconfiguration.
ipv4 | ipv6 | vpn4 (Optional) Triggers reset of IPv4, IPv6, or VPNn4 address family session.
multicast (Optional) Triggers reset of IPv4 or IPv6 multicast address family session.
unicast (Optional) Triggers reset of IPv4, IPv6, or VPNv4 unicast family session.

 

Command Description:

To clear external Border Gateway Protocol (eBGP) peers, use the clear ip bgp external command in Privileged EXEC mode.

Using the clear ip bgp external command without the soft keyword will reset the session.


Example:

The following example clears an inbound session with the eBGP peers:

Router# clear ip bgp external in

or

Router# clear ip bgp external soft in

The following examples clear an outbound address family IPv4 multicast session with the eBGP peers:

Router# clear ip bgp external ipv4 multicast out


Misconceptions:

None


Related Commands:

clear ip bgp
show ip bgp

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