Command:

maximum-paths


Mode:

Router(config-router)#

Router(config-router-af)#

 

Syntax:

 

maximum-paths maximum

no maximum-paths


Syntax Description:

 

maximum

Maximum number of parallel routes an IP routing protocol installs in a routing table, in the range 1 to 6.


Command Description:

 

To control the maximum number of parallel routes an IP routing protocol can support, use the maximum-paths command in address family or router configuration mode. To restore the default value, use the no form of this command. The default for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is one path.


Examples:

 

The following router configuration example allows a maximum of two paths to a destination:

Router(config)#router bgp 5
Router(config-router)#maximum-paths 2 

 

The following address family configuration example allows a maximum of two paths to a destination:

Router(config)#router bgp 5
Router(config-router)#address-family ipv4 multicast
Router(config-router-af)#maximum-paths 2


Misconceptions:

 

None


Related Commands:

 

address-family ipv4

 

 


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