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vpn router bgp neighbor password—Configure message digest5 (MD5) authentication and an MD5 password on the TCP connection with the BGP peer (on vEdge routers only).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► BGP

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id
  router
    bgp local-as-number
      neighbor ip-address
        password md5-digest-string

Options

Password
md5-digest-string
Password to use to generate an MD5 message digest. It is case-sensitive and can be up to 25 characters long. It can contain any alphanumeric characters, including spaces. The first character cannot be a number.

Operational Commands

show bgp neighbor

Example

Configure an MD5 password to a BGP neighbor:

vEdge# config
Entering configuration mode terminal
vEdge(config)# vpn 1 router bgp 1 neighbor 172.16.255.18
vEdge(config-neighbor-172.16.255.18)# password mypasswordhere
vEdge(config-neighbor-172.16.255.18)# show config
vpn 1
 router
  bgp 1
   neighbor 172.16.255.18
    no shutdown
    password  $4$NGrwc30Xn6BB6+gFXiRXKw==
   !
  !
 !
!

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​

Additional Information

See the Routing CLI Reference article for your software release.

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