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Configuration file controlling the BGP configuration for exabgp(1).

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EXABGP.CONF(5)                       BSD File Formats Manual                       EXABGP.CONF(5)

NAME exabgp.conf — Configuration file controlling the BGP configuration for exabgp(1).
DESCRIPTION CONFIGURATION FILE SYNTAX group <groupname> { // Most if not all the attributes under neighbor can be defined // at the group level as well, and the settings will be inherited // unless overridden in the neighbor section neighbor <ip-address> { description <text>; router-id <router-id>; local-address <ip-address>; local-as <asn>; peer-as <asn>; passive; hold-time <seconds>; md5 <md5-secret>; ttl-security; group-updates; aigp <truthvalue>; route-refresh <truthvalue>; graceful-restart <...>; multi-session <truthvalue); add-path <path>; auto-flush <truthvalue>; adj-rib-out <truthvalue>; // Can also have the groups listed under group <gn> { } below: static { } flow { } l2vpn { } process { } family { } capability { } operational { } } static { route <ip-address>/<prefixlength> { next-hop <ip-address>; // only mandatory attribute origin ( IGP | EGP | INCOMPLETE ); as-path [ <as-sequence-asn> | ( <as-set ) ]; as-sequence med <med>; aigp <aigp>; local-preference <preference>; atomic-aggregate; aggregator <asn>:<ip-address>; path-information <ip-address>; community ( <community> | [ <community> <community> ... ] ); originator-id <ip-address>; cluster-list ( <ip-address> | [ <ip-address> <ip-address> ... ] ); extended-community ( <extended-community> | [ <extended-community> <extended-community> ... ] ); split /<prefixlength>; label ( <label> | [ <label> <label> ... ] ); ( rd | route-distinguisher ) <route-distinguisher>; watchdog <watchdog-name>; withdraw; } // or alternatively route <ip-address>/<prefixlength> <attribute-sequence>; // where <attribute-sequence> is a sequence of // any of the attributes above } flow { route <route-name> { (rd | route-distinguisher ) <route-distinguisher>; next-hop <ip-address>; // for redirect-to-nexthop match { // one or more match terms source <ip-address>/<prefixlength>; destination <ip-address>/<prefixlength>; port <portnumber>; source-port <portnumber>; destination-port <portnumber-expression>; protocol [ udp | tcp ]; // IPv4 only next-header [ udp | tcp ]; // IPv6 only tcp-flags [ fin | syn | rst | push | ack | urgent ]; icmp-type [ echo-reply | echo-request | info-reply | info-request | mask-reply | mask-request | parameter-problem | redirect | router-advertisment | router-solicit | source-quench | time-exceeded | timestamp | timestamp-reply | unreachable ]; icmp-code [ communication-prohibited-by-filtering | destination-host-prohibited | destination-host-unknown | destination-network-unknown | fragmentation-needed | host-precedence-violation | ip-header-bad | network-unreachable | network-unreachable-for-tos | port-unreachable | redirect-for-host | redirect-for-network | redirect-for-tos-and-host | redirect-for-tos-and-net | required-option-missing | source-host-isolated | source-route-failed | ttl-eq-zero-during-reassembly | ttl-eq-zero-during-transit ]; fragment [ not-a-fragment | dont-fragment | is-fragment | first-fragment | last-fragment ]; // fragment is IPv4 only, poorly tested dscp <dscp-value>; traffic-class <traffic-class>; packet-length <packet-length-expression>; flow-label <flow-label-expression>; // IPv6 only } then { // one action only accept; discard; rate-limit <ratelimit>; redirect ( <route-distinguisher> | <ip-address> ); redirect-to-nexthop; // Ref. next-hop above copy <ip-address>; mark <mark>; action ( sample | terminal | sample-terminal ); community extended-community } } } l2vpn { vpls <site-name> { next-hop <ip-address>; origin ( IGP | EGP | INCOMPLETE ); as-path [ <as-sequence-asn> | ( <as-set ) ]; med <med>; local-preference <preference>; community ( <community> | [ <community> <community> ... ] ); originator-id <ip-address>; cluster-list [ <ip-address> <ip-address> ... ]; extended-community ( <extended-community> | [ <extended-community> <extended-community> ... ] ); ( rd | route-distinguisher ) <route-distinguisher>; withdraw; endpoint ( <vpls-endpoint> | <integer> ); offset ( <block-offset> | <integer> ); size ( <block-size> | <integer> ); base ( <label-base> | <integer> ); name <route-name>; } process { run <command> <args>; } family { all; // default, or a list of the below minimal; // use AFI/SAFI required to announce routes in config ipv4 unicast; ipv4 multicast; ipv4 nlri-mpls; ipv4 mpls-vpn; ipv4 flow; ipv4 flow-vpn; ipv6 unicast; ipv6 flow; ipv6 flow-vpn; } capability { graceful-restart <seconds>; asn4 ( enable | disable ); add-path ( disable | send | receive | send/receive ); multi-session ( enable | disable ); operational ( enable | disable ); } operational { // ?? } } neighbor <ip-address> { // Attributes and sections as for under // group <groupname> { neighbor <neighbor> { // ref. above } Please note that multi-line sections really do need to be written as multiple lines: the first one ending in "{", and ending with a line with a "}" by itself.
SEE ALSO exabgp(1).
February 26, 2015
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