Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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Configuring MSDP peers

The following commands shows how to configure MSDP peering between two routers.

Table 1. Configuring MSDP peers between two routers

Description

Commands

Use either command to configure MSDP as the protocol between two peers. Use the second command to specify the source IP address for TCP connections to this peer.

vyatta@R4# set protocols msdp peer remote-ip-peer

or

vyatta@R4# set protocols msdp peer remote-ip-peer
local-address local-ip-peer

Check the status of the MSDP peer.

vyatta@R1% show ip msdp peer remote-ip-peer

Check the configuration.

vyatta@R4# show protocols msdp

The following commands show how to configure the MSDP peers for each AS illustrated in the scheme shown in Configuration.

Table 2. Configuring MSDP peers for each AS

Description

Command

Specify the MSDP peers for R2.

vyatta@R2# set protocols msdp peer 10.12.0.1
vyatta@R2# set protocols msdp peer 10.23.0.3

Specify the MSDP peers for R3.

vyatta@R3# set protocols msdp peer 10.23.0.2
vyatta@R3# set protocols msdp peer 10.34.0.4
vyatta@R3# set protocols msdp peer 10.53.0.5

Specify the MSDP peers for R4.

vyatta@R4# set protocols msdp peer 10.45.0.5
vyatta@R4# set protocols msdp peer 10.34.0.3

Specify the MSDP peers for R5.

vyatta@R5# set protocols msdp peer 10.16.0.6

vyatta@R5# set protocols msdp peer 10.53.0.3

vyatta@R5# set protocols msdp peer 10.45.0.4

Specify the MSDP peers for R6.

vyatta@R6# set protocols msdp peer 10.15.0.5

vyatta@R6# set protocols msdp peer 10.12.0.2