[c-nsp] bgp advertisement-interval

Oliver Boehmer (oboehmer) oboehmer at cisco.com
Sat Jan 31 05:17:04 EST 2009

Jon Lewis <> wrote on Thursday, January 29, 2009 16:41:

> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Jon Lewis wrote:
>> While comparing different releases, I just noticed that at some
>> point, cisco changed the default bgp minimum advertisement-interval
>> from 30s to 0s (at least for the 6500 somewhere between SXF12a and
>> 12.2.33 SXI). 
>> When/why did this change?  Have other vendors done this?  A quick
>> search suggests JunOS defaults to 30s for external peers and 5s for
>> internal...but I don't know how current the documentation I found is.
> Never mind.  I'm not sure what I was seeing this morning, but what I
> thought I was seeing isn't happening now.

not sure what you saw, but IOS did change the default MRAI to zero
seconds on iBGP and VRF eBGP (PE-CE) sessions (CSCsb09852/CSCsd98763)..


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