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vpn router bgp router-id—Configure the BGP router ID, which is the IP address associated with the router for BGP sessions (on vEdge routers only).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► BGP

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id
    bgp local-as-number 
      router-id ip-address


BGP Router ID
router-id ip-address
Configure the BGP router ID as an IPv4 address, in decimal four-part dotted notation. If you have configured a system IP address, that address is used for the BGP router ID. If you configure a BGP router ID that differs from the system IP address, the router ID takes precedence.

Operational Commands

show bgp summary


Configure the router ID for BGP sessions in VPN 1:

vpn 1
    bgp 123

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring Unicast Overlay Routing article for your software release.

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