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bfd app-route

bfd app-route—Configure Bidirectional Forwarding Protocol timers used by application-aware routing (on vEdge routers only).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► BFD

Command Hierarchy

bfd app-route
  multiplier number 
  poll-interval milliseconds


Multiplier for the Polling Interval
multiplier number
Value to multiply the poll interval by to set how often application-aware routing acts on the data plane tunnel statistics to figure out the loss and latency and to calculate new tunnels if the loss and latency times do not meet configured SLAs.
Range: 1 through 6
Default: 6
Polling Interval
poll-interval milliseconds
How often BFD polls all data plane tunnels on a vEdge router to collect packet latency, loss, and other statistics to be used by application-aware routing.
Range: 1 through 4,294,967,296 (232 – 1) milliseconds
Default: 600,000 milliseconds (10 minutes)


Change the polling interval and multiplier to use for application-aware routing:

vEdge(config)# bfd app-route poll-interval 900000
vEdge(config)# bfd app-route multiplier 4

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.2.

Additional Information

See the Application-Aware Routing article for your software release.
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