7.3. Verifying BGP

Now let me show you some of the show commands for BGP that are useful for making sure that your routers are communicating properly and all of the traffic is being exchanged.

First, look at the show ip bgp command. Here is the output from the CE1 router you just configured.

CE1#show ip bgp
BGP table version is 6, local router ID is 10.0.0.9
Status codes: s suppressed, d damped, h history, * valid, > best, i - internal,
r RIB-failure, S Stale
Origin codes: i - IGP, e - EGP, ? - incomplete
Network          Next Hop        Metric LocPrf Weight Path
*> 10.0.0.0         0.0.0.0              0              32768 i
*> 172.16.10.0/24   192.168.1.2          0            0 65076 i
*> 172.16.20.0/24   192.168.1.2          0            0 65076 i

The status codes are shown at the beginning of each line of output, and the origin ...

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