BGP Peer Template


Peer templates are an enhancements to Peer Groups. They provide a method to group BGP configuration.

Peer Template

  • Peer Templates provide a more enhanced method of grouping configuration for BGP.
  • They allow for inheritance of properties and overriding the parent's property's. Parent's values are replaced by child peer-template's values.
  • There are two types of Peer Templates
    • Peer Session Template - relate to configuring session properties like remote-as, timers, update-source, password
    • Peer Policy Template - relate to configuring policy properties like filtering of prefixes or next-hop-self, route-map, send-community, distribute-list..etc.


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