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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

neighbor maximum-prefix — router, BGP

Synopsis

neighbor {address | peer-group maximum-prefix max [threshold] [warning-only]
no neighbor {address | peer-group maximum-prefix max [threshold] [warning-only]

Configures

The number of prefixes that can be received from a neighbor

Default

No limit

Description

This command allows you to set a limit on the number of prefixes that the router can receive from the neighbor.

address or peer-group

The address or peer group of the neighbor.

maximum-prefix max

The maximum number of prefixes you are willing to accept.

threshold

Optional. The percentage of the maximum number of prefixes at which the router will start generating warning messages. The default is 75%.

warning-only

Tells the router to generate a warning message about reaching the maximum value, but not to take any other action.

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