Command:

router bgp

Mode:

Router(config)#


Syntax:

router bgp as-number

no router bgp as-number


Syntax Description:

as-number

Number of an autonomous system that identifies the router to other BGP routers and tags the routing information passed along

 

Command Description:

To configure the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing process, use the router bgp global configuration command. To remove a routing process, use the no form of this command. 

This command allows you to set up a distributed routing core that automatically guarantees the loop-free exchange of routing information between autonomous systems.

 


Example:
The following example configures a BGP process for autonomous system 120: 
Router(config)#router bgp 120


Misconceptions:

None

Related Commands:
network (BGP)

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