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* '''BGP''': Enable BGP protocol.  BGP requires a lot more maintenance than OSPF but because its an older protocol, has wider adoption.
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* '''BGP''': Enable BGP protocol.  BGP requires more maintenance than OSPF but because its an older protocol, has wider adoption.
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* '''Router ID''': An IP-like identifier.  It can be any number but is typically your WAN address. 
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* '''Router AS''': The Autonomous System (AS) number for this system.  It can be any number from 1-65535 but must be unique in your BGP network.
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[[Image:dynamic_routing_bgp.png|center|frame|Dynamic Routing BGP]]
 
[[Image:dynamic_routing_bgp.png|center|frame|Dynamic Routing BGP]]

Revision as of 01:41, 10 March 2018

About Dynamic Routing

Dynamic Routing allows for the exchange of routes between other routers using BGP and OSPF protocols. This allows for...

Dynamic Routing settings can be found at Config > Network > Advanced > Dynamic Routing.




Examples

Below are a few examples going from simple to more complex.

  1. Example 1.
  2. Example 2.


Settings

This section reviews the different settings and configuration options available for Dynamic Routing.

  • Dynamic Routing Enabled: Controls whether dynamic routing is enabled or disabled. The default setting is unchecked, which means dynamic routing is disabled. BGP and/or OSPF must also be enabled as well.


  • Status: Overall status of dynamic routing shows:
  • Aquired Dynamic Routes: All routes obtained from all enabled dynamic routing protocols.
  • BGP Status Information about each BGP neighbor including messages received, sent, and uptime.
  • OSPF Status Information about discovered OSPF neighbors such as their IP address and the time remaining until they next synchronize.
Dynamic Routing Status


  • BGP: Enable BGP protocol. BGP requires more maintenance than OSPF but because its an older protocol, has wider adoption.
  • Router ID: An IP-like identifier. It can be any number but is typically your WAN address.
  • Router AS: The Autonomous System (AS) number for this system. It can be any number from 1-65535 but must be unique in your BGP network.


Dynamic Routing BGP
  • Neighbors define neighbors here.
  • Networks define neighbors here.


  • OSPF: A much simpler protocol.
Dynamic Routing OSPF
  • Networks define neighbors here.
  • Areas define areas here.
  • Interface Overrides define interface overrides here.
  • Advanced Options define advanced options here.


Dynamic Routing FAQs

Dynamic Routing FAQs