BGP Peer Configuration

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Brief Description

This skillet will configure a BGP peer. It needs to be combined with a redistribution profile in order to advertise routes to the peer. This configuration assumes all of the default timers and values for BGP.

 

Target Audience

This skillet is designed for use by SEs, partners, customers, CEs and anyone who wants to quickly configure the settings for a BGP peer.

 

Skillet Details

Authoring Group: DataCenter CE Group.

Documentationhttps://github.com/ceskillets/DCV-BGP-Peer-Configuration/blob/master/README.md

Github Locationhttps://github.com/ceskillets/DCV-BGP-Peer-Configuration

Github Branchesmaster

PAN-OS Supported: This skillet supports PAN-OS 7.1 – PANOS 9.0.

Cloud Provider(s) Supported: Any and all providers are supported by this skillet.
Type of Skillet: This skillet is based on xml configuration.
Purpose: This skillet will configure a BGP Peer and Peer Group. Once deployed, bgp will be enabled and configured by the variables required. Once deployed, the peering should be established. To enable route-sharing between the bgp peers, a redistribution profile must either be manually configured or deployed with a redistribution profile skillet.

 

Detail Description

This skillet will configure a BGP peer. It needs to be combined with a redistribution profile in order to advertise routes to the peer. This configuration assumes all of the default timers and values for BGP.

 

To use, fill out the requested variable values. Once the configuration has been completed, combine this skillet with one that configures the redistribution profile, or configure the profile manually on the firewall. The requested variables are:

 

• local_address

• local_as
• local_interface

• peer_as

• peer_group_name

• peer_ip
• peer_name
• peer_as

• router_id
• virtual_router_name